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Your Connection to Success

Voith CargoFlex
Type Scharfenberg

Thinking Freight Transport Further

    Current megatrends in mobility and logistics indicate the future of rail freight transport. Rising transport volumes and the required logistics services involved will lead to growing demand being placed on the transport industry. The key to master this challenge is to increase efficiency and transport performance. The crucial question is how the freight train of the future will be designed to meet these requirements. Already today, operations can be optimized by using fully automated train formation. The rail industry is driving towards the future. With our fully automatic coupler Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg we are Your connection to efficiency and success.

    Our Solution

      Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg

      • Automatic coupling
      • Fully automated train formation

      Voith CargoFlex Hybrid

      • For locomotives
      • Automatic coupling and uncoupling
      • Coupling with drawhook if required

      Your Advantages

        Higher Safety

        • Avoids accidents by eliminating dangerous coupling work between cars
        • Proven locking mechanism
        • Reliable energy absorption systems
        • Reduced risk of derailment in turns by reduced sheering forces
        • Shock and traction damping during operation by a zero-backlash system


        • Automatic coupling
        • Fully automated train formation

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        Time Savings

        • Time savings due to automated operation
        • Reduction of holding time and of interval between trains can be achieved

        Future-Oriented Solutions

        • Modular design prepares for innovative applications
        • Higher maximum loads enable the formation of longer trains

        Reduced Costs

        • Cost-optimized operation
        • Reduced personal costs
        • Reduced maintenance costs by minimized wear of wheels and rails
        • Minimized wear of wheels and rails
        • Cost-effective car body constructions are possible

        Individual Customer Solutions

        • Customized solutions due to modular design
        • Individual energy absorption
        • Integration of mixed couplers is possible

        Our Technology for Your Success

          The most efficient and sustainable transport mode on medium length to long distance routes is rail transport. Therefore the rail industry has a unique opportunity to enhance its competitiveness in the logistics market. With Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg we support the rail industry reinforcing its market positioning.

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            How can We help You?

            General Information

            Ines Fieberg

            Gottfried-Linke-Straße 205 38239 Salzgitter, Germany


            t +49 5341 21 6046

            f +49 5341 21 4120

            Technical Information

            Niklas Weidert

            Gottfried-Linke-Straße 205 38239 Salzgitter, Germany


            t +49 5341 21 5916

            f +49 5341 21 4120

            Sales Contact

            Niklas Weidert

            Gottfried-Linke-Straße 205 38239 Salzgitter, Germany


            t +49 5341 21 5916

            f +49 5341 21 4120

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