Furrer+Frey AG

Overhead contact line systems; OLE Design; Overhead Contact Line Construction; Railway control systems; Bus and rail charging stations

Development, project planning and planning, design, construction and maintenance of overhead contact line systems for local and long-distance railways, mountain railways, light railways and suburban railways, metros, as well as solutions that are not dependent on overhead lines – including material procurement and equipment hire. Individual solutions tailored to customer requirements.

  • Development, project planning and planning, construction and maintenance of overhead contact line systems (full overhead contact lines, semi-tensioned and single overhead contact lines). Overhead conductor rails (OCRs), suitable up to v=250 km/h, space-saving and for increased safety in tunnels, moveable for depots, loading facilities and bridges. All with BAV type approval
  • Development, project planning, construction and maintenance of switchgear and control equipment for traction current systems. Installation of track field lighting
  • Development, project planning/planning, construction and maintenance of bus and rail charging stations (All-In-One fast charging stations AIO for on-the-road charging and depot charging stations for buses; both OppCharge standard solutions are compatible with each other. «Voltap» train charging station with 15 kV or 25 kV 50 Hz charging voltage)
  • Consulting for overhead contact line systems, switching and control equipment, power return lines and earthing, e-mobility for buses and trains
  • Site management
  • Hire of qualified overhead contact line fitters
  • Overhead contact line and planning software:
    - ELFF 3D planning tool including further development of the BIM module (Signon/Furrer+Frey)
    - FALP 2.0 2D cross-profile planning tool
    - Maintenance of the SBB tools ELFF4SBB and FACDA
    Use of other common planning aids (Inventor, REVIT, AutoCAD Civil3d, Microstation)
  • Measuring device (DCM) for measuring the position of the contact wire and the quality of the current collection
  • Hire of large-scale equipment (drilling equipment, road-rail vehicles, work platforms, etc.)
  • On-call service
  • Sale of overhead contact line components as per our catalogue on the website www.furrerfrey.ch 
  • Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rolling stock; railways traffic-control equipment
  • Railway equipment
  • Public transport services by railways
  • Swissrail Industry Association
  • Taubenstrasse 32
  • CH-3011 Bern

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