Abengoa develops innovation projects in different fields of the railway sector, such as OCL (Overhead Contact Line), substations, communications and support facilities in several railway technologies like conventional railway, high speed, metro, tram, APM and other systems.

In particular, the following lines of research are developed:

  • Railway infrastructure monitoring and sensorisation.
  • New materials research in the railway sector.
  • Bidirectional substations.
  • Energy storage. Systems capable of storing energy from regenerative braking to reuse it in traction.
  • Smart networks for energy management in the railway sector.
  Rail Breakage
  Development of own software
  OCL technologies 

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