Schaltbau Holding AG

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Hollerithstrasse 5



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PO Box: 820648

P.O.Box 820648

München , 81806



Tel +49 89 930 050

Fax +49 89 930 053 18

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Company information


The Schaltbau Group develops and supplies systems and components for transportation technology and industrial applications worldwide.Global megatrends such as increasing urbanisation, the growth in world trade and rising environmental awareness are driving our sustainable, profit-oriented expansion.The Schaltbau Group’s companies are making a firm contribution towards safe, low-emission mobility, the smooth transportation of goods and the widespread use of renewable energy.

With their specialised knowledge and a high degree of product innovation, the companies in our Group have worked hard to win the confidence of their customers and strive continually to strengthen their current market position through well-targeted research and development activities.Organic growth is the result of innovative products and solutions, the concentration on new target groups and greater market penetration.Moreover, the Schaltbau Group is growing through strategic acquisitions in its core markets, thus creating additional potential.

Sustainable growth not only benefits customers and employees, both in Germany and abroad, but also the Group’s shareholders.

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Headquarters location Hollerithstrasse 5
D-81829 München
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Hollerithstrasse 5
D-81829 München
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  • Components for Bus
  • Components for Railbound Vehicles
  • Control Equipment
  • Electrical Components

Product information

Modern and efficient transportation systems require safe railway vehicles with low downtime and
maintenance. Here the quality and reliability of the components used is the decisive factor.
Schaltbau electrics for rolling stock fully meet these requirements of OEMs and railway operators
alike. They are used in rail vehicles all over the world, where they ensure safe and smooth
operation in the harsh railway environment.

Equipment for driver's cab and passenger use

Schaltebau - Master ControllersMaster controllers

Modular, customized master and brake controllers with optional integration of a keylock or dead-man switch.

Schaltebau - ToggleswitchToggle switches

Toggle switches in 4 series. 3- and 5-position devices with snap-action switches or cam switch elements.

Schaltebau - Keylock, Safety Critcal and Dead-man SwitchesKeylock, safety critical and dead-man switches

Push buttons, keylock switches, dead-man’s hand and foot switches, timetable holders.

Schaltebau - Electronic BuzzersElectronic buzzers

Electronic buzzers, weathererproof buzzer sealed to IP65, multi-tone buzzer for up to 9 tones.

Schaltebau - Control Panel AssembliesControl panel assemblies

Designed for use in compartment and open saloon cars. Various combinations of displays, contols and sensors.

Schaltebau - Emergency Brake HandlesEmergency brake handles

Emergency brake handles for rail vehicles, moving walkways and escalators. Noticeable and robust.

Schaltebau - FootrestFootrests

Electrical and mechanical footrests designed for drivers’ convenience and health

Schaltebau - Rear MirrorsRear mirrors

Bespoke mirrors equipped to withstand extreme railway conditions


High-voltage equipment

Schaltebau - AC Vacuum Circuit BreakerAC vacuum circuit breaker

Electrically operated main switch on electric locomotives and EMUs. Switching energy stored by a spring.

Schaltebau - High-voltage Switchgear CabinetsHigh-voltage switchgear cabinets

H2/H3 underfloor cabinets with disconnecting and earthing device and high-voltage switchgear.

Schaltebau - Disconnectors/SwitchesDisconnectors/switches

Locally and remotely controlled multiple pole actuators

Schaltebau - Disconnecting and Earthing DevicesDisconnecting and earthing devices

Safe working on disconnected and earthed high-voltage equipment.

Schaltebau - Sensors and HV-ControlgearSensors and HV controlgear

Identification of UIC 550 compliant voltages and load-free adjustment of electrical configurations.

Schaltebau - Motor-driven SwitchgearMotor-driven switchgear

Schaltbau change-over units are compemented with a 800 A high-current and a 200 A low-current variant.

Schaltebau - Flat Battery Power SupplyFlat battery power supply

Providing, in the event of a flat vehicle battery, control voltage for the static inverters directly from the train line.

Schaltebau - HeatersHeaters

Heating devices for air and water heating in rolling stock.

Schaltebau - Overtemperature Protection DevicesOvertemperature protection devices

Fusible overtemperature protection and tripping devices for air heaters.


Electric equipment for magnetic track brakes

Schaltebau - MTB Monitoring EquipmentMTB monitoring unit

Device for electrical control and monitoring of magnetic track brakes (MTB).

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