As a central development partner of traction system and vehicle manufacturers Schaeffler makes rail transportation more sustainable ef ficient quieter and safer The portfolio extends from axlebox bearings traction motors and transmission bearings to wheels and compo nents for vehicle articulation joints braking and door systems In addition railroad operators are able to capture condition data of entire bogies using the Schaeffler Condition Monitoring Sys tem to achieve longer mileages and maintenance intervals while increasing operating reliability ROLLING GIANTS SCHAEFFLER IN RAIL TRANSPORTATION Rail transportation in and between conurbations requires shorter and shorter passenger service intervals enhanced riding comfort and more eco friendly technologies We support traction system and vehicle manufacturers with increasingly powerful components and integrated systems also by the way as mileage extending retrofit solutions Dr Michael Holzapfel Vice President Business Unit Railways Europe Source goeuro com trains high speed FORWARD THINKING SIGNAL With a research team on the campus of the Chi nese Southwest Jiaotong University SWJTU Schaeffler is intensifying its collaboration in re search and development of axlebox bearings for rail bound vehicles SWJTU is regarded as one of the world s leading universities in the field of railway engineering The challenges facing future extra urban mobility are enormous as interurban transportation is heavily increasing says Professor Peter Gutzmer Chief Technolo gy Officer at Schaeffler and visiting professor at SWJTU With its expertise in manufacturing bearings for rail bound vehicles Schaeffler has been active in this industry for more than 100 years The collaboration with SWJTU makes it possible for us to create solutions for interurban mobility of tomorrow We bring together the uni versity s research expertise and our mechatron ics know how as well as our expertise in systems for predictive maintenance of axlebox bearings THE LEADING HIGH SPEED TRAIN NATIONS Country km h record service High speed portion Population near Ø Fare Overall ranking mph record service of rail network high speed trains km 1 Japan 603 320 375 199 13 23 36 55 0 20 100 00 2 South Korea 421 300 262 186 1 62 44 67 0 14 83 79 3 China 501 350 311 218 29 22 10 70 0 22 69 25 4 France 575 320 357 199 6 79 12 69 0 19 49 39 5 Spain 404 320 251 199 20 05 20 51 0 12 41 99 6 Taiwan 300 300 186 186 21 84 36 25 0 12 37 81 7 Germany 368 320 229 199 4 75 18 28 0 19 32 90 8 Italy 400 300 249 186 7 91 18 47 0 15 25 55 9 Austria 275 230 171 143 7 06 27 55 0 18 23 85 10 Turkey 303 250 188 155 8 08 7 00 0 03 22 15

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