ABB India said that it has dispatched its 1000th traction transformer that will be used in the metro project in Lucknow.
Manufactured at the Vadodara factory, the light-weight, reliable ABB traction transformers are attached to and critical for on-board or metro compartment power supply, the company said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
They enable efficient use of electric power and achieve higher levels of acceleration, with minimal space requirements. They are designed to lower fault level, ensuring high reliability and commuter safety.
ABB’s track side transformers for overhead electrification and auxiliary dry type transformers will also power the metro stations for lighting and other requirements.
Meanwhile, shares of the company closed trading at Rs 1339.00 apiece, up 1.78 per cent from the previous close on BSE.