New transport solutions

R&D: New solutions for sustainable transport

R&D plays a predominant role in CAF's activities. CAF is firmly committed to the achievement of a more sustainable world, as shown by the importance CAF attaches to the development of new technologies and expertise in order to offer some efficient transport solutions.

Along these lines CAF is heading a number of research projects in order to develop a new generation of trains equipped with eco-friendly technologies.


CAF's solution to the catenary-free tram

Present day city growth progressively demands a transport service that is increasingly flexible, efficient, whilst respecting the city's historical and cultural heritage. This innovative transport concept, which allows for the elimination of catenaries between stations, lets the past and future travel together towards the same modern, accessible and eco-friendly destination .

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