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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. With our fully automatic coupler Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg we are Your connection to efficiency and success.

    Our Solution

      Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg

      • For wagons
      • 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

        Automation
         

        • 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 technologies

        • 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

        Flexible customer solutions

        • Customized solutions due to modular design (functions, energy absorption, etc.)
        • Integration of mixed couplers is possible

         
        The Voith CargoFlex is an essential part of our automation efforts on the first and last mile. By using the automatic freight coupler, we want to reduce the time required for the train formation process by 50%.
        Anja-Maria Sonntag, Project lead automation, SBB Cargo

        Our Technology for Your Success

          With Voith CargoFlex Type Scharfenberg we support the railway industry in improving its competitiveness and strengthening its market position.

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          Highlights

            See you at transport logistic 2019

            We drive the future of rail freight transport: with the development of our digital automatic coupler, we assist in improving freight train safety and efficiency of operations. Automated operation renders the rail sector more attractive and competitive, meeting the increasing requirements of modern logistics systems.


            Learn more at transport logistic and visit us on the SwissMovers booth.


            We look forward to seeing you at transport logistic 2019 in Munich, 4-7 June 2019, stand no 804/1.

            Award-winning technology

            Voith received the Innovation Award 2018 for CargoFlex at the Hannover Fair. The coveted award from the Bahn-Media Verlag recognizes important new technical developments and innovations within the rail industry. The automatic freight coupler convinced the expert jury with its contribution to a more efficient rail transport through automation.

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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

              Press contact

              Stefanie Gerstenlauer

              St. Pöltener Straße 43 9522 Heidenheim, Germany

               

              t +49 7321 37 2209

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