on track and powering ahead

Whatever track gauge you travel on, the members of the SWISSRAIL Industry Association offer services and products for guided transport systems in all sectors: railways, trams, trolley buses and cable cars.

As pioneers and drivers of innovation, you can trust our members for expert advice, proven and future-oriented technologies, and thoroughgoing entrepreneurial drive. All at the high standard you expect from Swiss services and products – with precision, quality and efficiency delivered both consistently and on schedule.

Switzerland’s high-quality, extremely busy public transport system is one of the world’s most challenging test arenas for vehicles and components. Our members know how to cope with a vast array of geographic and meteorological challenges just as successfully as our native animals do. On the ground, in the earth, and in the air in any weather – we can help keep you on track too.

Michaela «Michi» Stöckli

Director, SWISSRAIL Industry Association

PS: Have a look at the toughest rail test routes in the world – the Swiss railway network!



Members of Product Group Traffic Management Systems, Railway Security Technology, Passenger Information Systems and Ticket Sales Systems


Total Count: 38
Aareplast AG plastics solutions for:
  • switch disconnectors
  • circuit-breakers
  • vacuum disconnectors
  • insulation components
  • relais
  • signalisation
  • plug connector
  • housings in tunnel
Requirements for railway engineering plastics:
  • surface leakage resistance
  • heat resistance
  • weather resistance
  • flame resistance
  • chemical resistance
ANNAX Schweiz AG

Mobile online passenger information systems (Displays, automatic announcement, online communication) for railway operators.

Bacher AG

Bacher AG develops and produces complete customer-specific solutions for integrated systems and sub-systems components of varying complexity for the rail industry. As a project oriented company, we offer our customers a complete service ranging from consulting, development, production, assembly to individual logistics solutions.

Our main product groups (in accordance with EN 15380-2):

  • Staircases for double-decker trains (also with maintenance openings)
  • Interior paneling
    • Ceiling systems
    • Bulkhead paneling
    • Machine room paneling
  • Partitions and intermediate combined floor & ceiling
  • Exterior fittings
    • Roof covering
    • Exterior trimming
  • Tables
  • Luggage racks
  • Interior lighting concepts
    • Passenger compartment lighting
    • Cockpit lighting
    • Emergency lighting
  • Inner doors
    • Cockpit door
    • Machine room door
  • Additional facilities
    • Waste containers
    • Ski racks
    • Bicycle holders
    • Ticket vending machines
    • Sanitary installations
    • Maintenance and apparatus hatches
  • Project management for complete train interior systems
Bär Bahnsicherung AG
  • Studies and preliminary projects
  • Development projects
  • Outline projects / planning approval documentation
  • Implementation projects, system design
  • Overall project planning
  • Installation, pre-service testing and putting into operation
  • Safety verification and audits
  • Expert reports
Baumer Management Services AG For many years Baumer has been a reliable partner for the rail industry. Durable, cost-effective standard sensors in robust housings with proven sealing designs, sensor technology matched to a specific application and industry-standard qualification are as much part of the wide ranging product portfolio as customer-oriented new developments for every conceivable sensor application in rail transport technology.
  • Multi-channel axle encoder for speed measurement (ETCS / WSP / Traction / Speed)
  • Speed Pickup sensors
  • Pressure control (sensors, switches)
  • Pressure indication and monitoring (Gauges mechanically and electrically)
  • Level control in water and wastewater tanks
  • Temperature sensors
  • Distance measurement (Laser / Ultrasonic)
  • Presence detection (Inductive / Capacitive / Photoelectric sensors)
  • Identification and image processing
Cicor Group

Cicor is a global engineering and manufacturing partner with innovative technology solutions for the electronics industry. With about 1900 employees at ten production sites, Cicor manufactures highly complex printed circuit boards, hybrid circuits and 3D-MID solutions and offers complete electronic assembly and plastic injection molding. The Group supplies customized solutions from design to finished product for international customers.

Comax Industrielle Signaltechnik AG Electronic sound generators and warning lights for railway purposes. Application on rolling stock, at level crossings and alongside the tracks. Development of signalling devices along in accordance with the standard railway standards.
Confecta AG

Als einer der führenden Anbieter von Verbindungstechnologie für Industrie und Verkehrstechnik (inkl. Tunnelbau) verfügt Confecta AG über Know-how und langjährige Erfahrung in der Entwicklung und Konfektionierung von Kabelsystemen – von der Idee bis zum Produkt, von einfachen Kabeln bis zu hochkomplexen Gesamtlösungen. Die grosse Produktevielfalt umfasst Litzen und Litzengarnituren, Einzelkabel und Kabelgruppen, elektrische und mechanische Komponenten, Spezialkabel und Kabelbäume, Baugruppen und Gesamt- systeme. Die Confecta AG ergänzt ihr breites Angebot mit technischen Produkten und Halbfabrikaten als Handelsartikel. Hochqualifizierte Mitarbeiter analysieren, beraten, entwickeln Ideen, planen und begleiten kompetent und praxisnah während des ganzen Entwicklungsprozesses. Dank modernster Technologie, vollauto- matischem Litzen- und Kabelverarbeitungscenter und prozessintegrierter Qualitätsüberwachung entstehen einzigartige Produkte und Systeme, Prototypen, Nullserien bis zur Serienproduktion.


As a worldwide leading supplier to the transportation industry, EAO has strong partnerships with suppliers and manufacturers of rail rolling stock, buses and ships. We develop standard and customised products that adhere to the latest industry standards as well as ergonomical requirements for handicapped people. Key drivers in the transportation sector are reliability, quality, longevity, safety and compliance to international standards. Our pushbuttons contribute to the reliability and ergonomic design of many applications such as cockpits, driver cabs, door controls, reading lights, modern toilets, access platforms and passenger comfort controls.

Elma Electronic AG

Your Solution Partner for

  • System Solutions
  • Backplanes
  • Enclosures & Components
  • Cabinets
  • Rotary Switches
  • Powersupplies (AC/DC, DC/DC, DC/AC)
  • Industrial & Railway Computers and Display Solutions
ErvoCom AG


  • Consulting, product evaluation, project management and logistics follow-up for power supplies and converters
  • Evaluation of specifications including design proposals and prototypes, production ramp-up and mass production of customized power supplies.
  • Handling of standard power supplies and converters for all fields of application including railways.
Fela Management AG
FRIKE electronic AG


  • Consulting, development and production of signaling systems for railway construction sites.
  • Security lights, alarm devices and lighting systems.
  • Power management with batteries, rechargeable battery (accumulator) and UPS system (uninterrupted power supply unit) (power grid, solar, gasoline …) and the corresponding test equipment.


  • Traffic signalization and security systems.

Air traffic:

  • Mobile runway and obstacle lighting.
GESTE Engineering SA

Engineering and consulting in

  • ERTMS, railway signalling and automation
  • Telecom and GSM-R
  • Railway interoperability
  • Safety and risk analysis, RAMS
  • Aerodynamics and ventilation


  • IP67/68 modular heavy duty Connectors for Power, Controls, Datasignal and Bussystems, including according Cablesets.
  • Application: Datatransfer for Communication,  Motor-Powerconnectors, ………
  • Ethernet Switches complying with the needs in Transportation
  • IRIS and ISO9001 certified
  • VDE certified test laboratory
  • Applicationtraining, Engineering- and Consultingsupport
  • Globally present by more then 20 local daughter companies
Huber + Suhner AG

HUBER+SUHNER products are developed for the specific requirements of the railway market. They improve safety and comfort for passengers and contribute to enhancing the attractiveness of public transport. To meet these demands, HUBER+SUHNER offers solutions based on the three technologies of radio frequency, low frequency, and fibre optics. As one of Europe‘s leading suppliers, HUBER+SUHNER offers a wide range of products which provide the platform to build modern rail vehicles. New and innovative products based on our proven technologies support you to fulfil the demanding requirements of the railway industry. The rail industry has to deliver increasing safety, reliability, energy efficiency and comfort. In addition, more on-board services are being installed for the traveller such as information and internet access services.

Products are used in:

Traction/control systems, Train safety systems, Inter-vehicle cable systems, In-carriage subsystems, Wireless access, GSM-R, Wireless LAN systems and Trackside infrastructure

Low frequency products:

Our high performance RADOX traction cables are designed to be smaller and lighter than conventional cables coupled with safety features to protect the passenger.

Radio frequency products:

We supply antennas which cover all communication standards between 380 MHz and 6 GHz. As a solution provider, the company supplies all the necessary radio frequency components.

Fibre Optic products:

Optical Fibres feature intrinsic immunity against electromagnetic interference and voltage peaks, a significant advantage for reliable data transmission on railway vehicles.

HUBER+SUHNER is certified according to ISO9001,ISO14001,ISO/TS16949 and IRIS.

ILF Beratende Ingenieure AG
Infratech AG
Intelis SA Rail safety: Engineering to the highest standards

Products and solutions:
  • Level-crossing protection systems
  • Relay interlocking systems with/without ground signals
  • Switch/points management [controllers]
  • Track control
  • Remote control and telecontrol installation
  • Train numbers
  • Route setting
  • Passenger information
  • Section block
  • Emergency-stop equipment for construction sites
  • Planning and implementation of supplements and/or expansions of existing systems
  • Advising customers on new equipment and the design of systems, tailored to the specific needs of the client
  • Integration of the latest technology in existing equipment
  • Support of technicians in adaptation work to existing safety equipment, including monitoring, test runs, commissioning and reports
  • Provision of expertise
  • Installation of control cabinets, including full wiring of the indoor and outdoor equipment using standardized components in cooperation with qualified partners
  • Commissioning of the railway equipment with the BAV (Federal Office of Transport)
  • Maintenance programs
  • Instruction and training of technical and operating personnel

Exact time for security and comfort on the rail !

  • Time Management Systems for passengers and operation control over complete networks
  • Time centres and master clocks for time and date transmission to satellite time centres, slave clocks, automatic gates, ticket vending machines and computers
  • Self setting platform clocks controlled by standard binary code
  • Analogue and digital clocks of any size for indoor or outdoor use
Orianda Solutions AG

Orianda Solutions AG is the expert in maintenance & logistics and stands for best practices in the IT implementation and process consulting in the fields of Asset Management, Suppy Chain Management, Technology & Innovation and Business Intelligence & Analytics. With more than 70 experts and offices in Tägerwilen (CH), Bern (CH) and Abu Dhabi (UAE) Orianda offers its customers 18 years industry experience and implements innovative, integrated and sustainable solutions .

As a global strategic partner for the SAP Industry Business Unit (IBU) "Travel & Transportation" for Asset Management Orianda Solutions AG is a trustworthy partner across railways, utilities and the public sector.

The Orianda Soltuions AG is further the strategic partner for SBB AG and BLS for maintenance solutions for the SAP environment. Within these partnerships, the Orianda assumes different roles and tasks.

Orianda advises its clients in the fields:
  • Asset Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
Parametric GmbH

Parametric is a full service solution provider for infrastructure and transport digitization. Our platform-based turn-key solutions are delivered, installed, and operated by us as needed. A modern product lifecycle management software, secure remote access to the systems and a standard interface for device configuration and monitoring complete the offer.

  • Wireless / LPWAN Routers and Edge Computers
  • Intelligent information screens (all sizes)
  • LPWAN Passenger and Vehicle Counters and Interface Converter
  • Reception, generation and display of passenger information
  • Video streaming (uplink / downlink)
  • In Vehicle Infrastructure monitoring (e. g. train toilets) using LPWAN
  • Secure Remote Train Access for maintenance
  • Visitor and passenger frequency counting, visitor flow measurement with radar
  • Optimization of air conditioning systems in vehicles through high-precision weather data
  • Requirements and risk management / overall project management
  • Hardware and software engineering / prototype construction
  • Certification
  • Installation and service
Phoenix Contact AG

With six product lines, Phoenix Contact offers an innovative portfolio of industrial electro-technology: Best connections from the sensor to the controller. From the classical modular terminal block to splash-proof machine connectors to the wireless Ethernet, Phoenix Contact provides innovations which do more than our customers expect.

Pilz Industrieelektronik GmbH Being in the right place at the right time – that is the principle that governs rail operations every day for millions of passengers and the huge quantities of cargo transported by freight train. Finding economical solutions to rail traffic is therefore very important. The extensive rail network must be controlled and monitored safely. And there’sthe safety of the trains themselves to guarantee. As the technology leader for safe automation, Pilz gives you access to economical, internationally certified, tried-and-tested safety solutions with rail-approved technologies. Profit from our experience in machine safety – we’ll get you safely to your destination. Pilz solutions offer:
  • Safety at the station, on the platform and in the marshalling yard
  • Safe and economical design of infrastructure facilities
  • Safety for rail vehicles
  • Upgrading, modernisation and optimisation of rail traffic


  • Development, manufacture and sales of PC-based visualization equipment with and without software, for use in toughest environments. Based on components developed in-house, our displays are used on mobile and stationary platforms in the field of railways. Applications include ETCS diagnostics, controls and data loggers.
Pöyry Schweiz AG

Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and provide local services in our core markets. We deliver management consulting and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation and water. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,000 experts.

Pöyry Schweiz AG ist mit über 700 Generalisten und Spezialisten an den Standorten Zürich, Bellinzona, Bern, Chur, Rotkreuz und Vevey vertreten.

Our core competences are in the following areas: Transport, Environment, Buildings, Underground Civil Structures, Hydropower & Renewable Energy and Thermal Power.

Ruf Telematik AG


  • Dynamic passenger information systems for railway carriers
  • Real-time information systems for railway passengers
  • Multimedia passenger interior displays and acoustic announcements
  • Stationary video surveillance systems (departure platforms)
  • Mobile video surveillance systems (railed vehicles)
  • General contractor: project management, development, installation and maintenance
Sadamel Ticketing Systems


  • Ticket vending machines, ticket printing systems and ticketing systems
Schweizer Electronic AG


Safety of persons and equipment on operated rail tracks

  • Track Warning Systems
  • Mobile Warning Systems
  • Permanent Warning Systems
  • Level Crossings
  • SIL 3 / SIL 4 customer-specific railway automation systems
  • Superordinate Diagnostic System
  • Radio Remote Control Systems for locomotives
  • Radio Data Transmission Systems
  • Accredited conformity assessment body and inspection body in the field of the railways
  • Notified Body (NoBo) Interoperability (No. 1991 and 2237) in the field of the railway
  • Designated Body in the field of the railway in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom
  • Accredited Certification Body for Entities in Charge of Maintenance (ECM) and workshops
  • Independent safety assessments and inspections
Selectron Systems AG


  • Management systems for track vehicles from single controller modules up to complete solutions including system engineering
Siemens Schweiz AG
Telematix AG



Technical faults, cancelled trains, delays: when things get hectic at railway stations, keeping calm is essential. And that’s only possible if you’re able to rely on a stable telecommunication system for your operations... A system such as NIS Rail from Trans Data Management AG (Ascom).

Built-in features and third-party integration:

  • Role and user management
  • GSM-R interoperability
  • Radio integration
  • Built-in call recording
  • Control of third-party systems
  • Video surveillance control
  • Centralized configuration and monitoring tools
  • Stationary passenger information systems


Telma AG

Optical warning system for indication of dangerous voltages and improvement of workplace safety in trains and urban transit systems.

  • LED light-ropes
  • LED warning lights 750VDC
  • LED floor lights
  • Mobile warning pillars
  • LED signal lights

Consultancy, development and manufacture of electronic controls and components (both software and hardware) for trains and train-builders.

  • New vehicles
  • Retrofit projects
  • Fleet modernisation
Thales Rail Signalling Solutions AG

Thales Rail Signalling Solutions is a global leader in rail control and safety technology, offering complete solutions for main line and urban rail networks. Thales’ solutions and systems include electronic interlockings, train control systems and network management. Thales’ technologies guarantee the safe, reliable and economical transportation of passengers and cargo.

Zühlke Engineering AG