Bachmann G.,SMA Railway Technology GmbH |
Berger A.,SMA Railway Technology GmbH |
Rehwald U.,SMA Railway Technology GmbH |
Wimmer D.,SMA Railway Technology GmbH
eb - Elektrische Bahnen | Year: 2010
Vehicle network converters have a signifi cant infl uence on the effi ciency of rail vehicles. Their use is however also refl ected in the operating and maintenance costs. Therefore considering costs in their entirety plays a particular role. Looking at the costs incurred during the life cycle of a vehicle network converter gives evidence of the fact that the procurement costs are of secondary importance.