Electric Coupler

Wabtec Transit Car Products Electric Coupler

Electric couplers provide trainline connections for various electrical circuits such as propulsion, braking, door operation, communications, lighting and electronic networks.  High Speed Ethernet and other network data transmission options are available.  The electric coupler design includes an automatic shutter to cover contacts when uncoupled.  Contacts can be arranged as needed using button, spring/fixed or pin/sleeve type designs furnished with silver or gold-plated surfaces.

  • Bottom Mounted (pictured)
  • Top mounted
  • Side mounted
  • Advance/Retract - top/bottom/side (either electric or pneumatic driven)
  • Fixed - bolted to the mechanical coupler head