Traction Transformer Market in APAC 2015-2019


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About traction transformers

One of the most vital components of a rolling stock is a traction transformer. It forms the most integral part of an electric traction system and helps in the smooth movement of motors such as locomotives, high-speed trains, and trams. For over a century now, these transformers have been used for traction in railways. It is considered to be the best alternative to conventional fossil-fuel based traction systems. It comes with various mounting options such as:
  • On-board
  • Undercarriage
  • Rooftop
The traction systems can be broadly segmented into:
  • AC systems
  • DC systems
Typical system setups are:
  • 25 kV AC 50 Hz
  • 15 kV AC 16 2/3 Hz
  • 3 kV DC
  • 1.5 kV DC
  • 1.2 kV DC
These traction systems may have a combination of stationary transformers, auto transformers, and booster transformers. Traction transformers are used to bring down the voltage of the overhead electric line from 15/25 kV to the desired voltage of 0.7/1.5 kV. Traction transformers are mainly used in high-speed trains, EMUs, electric locomotives, and trams. Traction transformers can be customized as per the end-users' requirements. 

Technavio's analysts forecast the traction transformer market in APAC to grow at a CAGR of 8.08 percent over the period 2015-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the traction transformer market in APAC during the period 20152019. For ascertaining the market size and vendor share, the report considers the revenue obtained from the sales of traction transformers.

Technavio's report, Traction Transformer Market in APAC 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the traction transformer market landscape in APAC and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • ABB
  • Alstom
  • Siemens 
Other prominent vendors
  • AnsaldoBreda
  • BHEL
  • Crompton Greaves
  • Electren
  • Hitachi Plant Technologies
  • Hyundai Rotem
  • JST Transformateurs
  • Koncar
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Schneider Electric
  • Setrans Holding
  • Skoda Holding
Market driver
  • Extensive railway network in APAC
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Threat from local vendors
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Technological advancements
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?