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Explore the history of our transport systems business, our supply records, our capital alliances and selected case studies within this exhibit.

Reinforcing relationships with local railway operators and car builders by expanding global manufacturing and services.

New rail projects are getting underway one after another throughout the world. Attention is being focused on rail as an environmentally friendly form of mobility. Mitsubishi Electric works with joint ventures and add to its range of local manufacturing and servicing bases. Integrating with local communities and contributing to local regions, we advance our activities every day with the goal of forming close local partnerships.


Our history goes back a long way when Mitsubishi was founded in 1870 and since the 1960s we can look back on significant milestones when we first entered overseas markets: Delivery of electrical components to Indian Railways.

// Advance into European market: Delivery of electrical components for the Spanish National Railway Network

// Completion of traction motors for Shinkansen production cars

// World’s first mass production and delivery of chopper control system was dated into the 1970’s.

// Japan’s first delivery of Unattended Train Operation (UTO) systems and delivery of Japan’s first VVVF inverter for 1500V catenary is dated in the 1980’s

// In the 1990’s we delivered of converter-inverter applying IPM semiconductors (First for Shinkansen*)

// 2000’s the delivery of Japan’s first Train Integrated Management System (TIMS) as well as the delivery of Japan’s first passenger information system (Train Vision)

// 2014 Establish Mitsubishi Electric Klimat Transportation Systems S.p.A. in Italy (HVAC)

// 2015 the Capital Alliance with MEDCOM Sp. z o.o. in Poland (Propulsion Systems and Auxiliary Power Supply) was initiated.

// In 2020 a Capital Alliance with EKE-Electronics Ltd. in Finland (Train Control and Management System and System for Condition-Based Maintenance) started.


France (SNCF) AMLD: Traction System

NY Queens Boulevard Line: CBTC

Australia (TfNSW): New Intercity Fleet Railway system

India Delhi Metro RS10: Railway System

North America – 12.400 cars

Mexico – 2.800 cars

South America – 2.500 cars

Europe, Africa and Middle East – 11.900 cars

India – 3.100 cars

China – 14.500 cars

East Asia and Southeast Asia – 8.700 cars

Oceania – 2.600 cars


In 2020, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) acquired a 34% share in EKE-Electronics Ltd. (EKE), a Finnish manufacturer of train information systems.

EKE aims to strengthen TCMS (Train Control and Management System) and to establish system for CBM (Condition-Based Maintenance).
Solutions for Smarter Trains, Trams, Metros and Tracks: SIL 2 Train Control and Management Systems & Train and Track Condition Monitoring.

The capital alliance allows us to enhance train information systems business in overseas market.


In 2015, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) acquired a 49% share in MEDCOM Sp. z o.o., a polish designer and manufacturer of power electronics equipment for public transport vehicles.

MEDCOM is one of the leading providers of systems in full Silicone Carbide (SiC) technology. Every year, MEDCOM develops and implements state-of-the-art designs in order to offer even more energy-efficient solutions for clients and passengers worldwide.

The capital alliance allows us to strengthen rail and city transport business in Europe.


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