Powerline – Drive automation for locomotives

Posted on January 01, 2014 by Werner Knoll, Michael Welte

Powerline is a complete concept for the automation of drive systems in diesel-hydraulic and diesel-electric locomotives. its modular structure provides a high level of flexibility and ensures straightforward integration in new-builds as well as in locomotive repowering projects. This article describes how Powerline can be integrated in different types of locomotive and explains the functional principles of the individual components.


Powerline — Drive automation for locomotives


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Werner Knoll
Project Manager Powerline Project Engineering

Michael Welte
Project Manager Powerline Development