Saft on-board battery systems provide a reliable source of emergency power on passenger coaches should the mains supply fail. They may also be used during normal operation, such as when the train is at standstill with the engine running.
The battery must provide between 3 to 5 hours of power to maintain operation of:
Saft offers a range of Ni-Cd batteries designed to meet the specific performance and safety needs of passenger coach applications:
Saft has extensive experience in the needs of passenger coach manufacturers who require a complete battery system, and has developed nine standard systems for new-build trains.
Saft can take responsibility for the whole battery design, development and manufacturing process by acting as a fully integrated, single-source supplier – from initial concept to volume supply. The result is a bespoke battery – tailored to meet the customer’s exact dimensional and performance specifications – that is supplied fully tested and qualified, and ready to ‘plug and play’.