Current Collector Devices (CCD)

CCD for Monorail/Skytrain


Current collector devices are used by Metro to collect the energy from the third rail to energize the Electrical Multiple Unit installed in the trailers. Since 40 years, Mersen offer the largest range of Current Collector Devices of the market with almost 200 applications running every day all over the world. The comprehensive range of CCD for Metro is designed for all kind of configurations: - Regular steel wheel Metro - Pneumatic wheel Metro, - Monorail and - Driverless metro applications They can operate under 750VDC. In this catalog, all technologies can be customized to your technical environments and available space on your bogie. The sliding shoes can be retracted manually or using a pneumatic system. All those technologies are proven and have shown their reliability every day since 40 years. Some references for CCD for Monrail: Monorail Las Vegas ...



  • Proven technology since 40 years with more than 200 applications running every day
  • CCD's dimensions and characteristics can be customized to your application
  • Minimum weight, especially low dynamic mass
  • Low noise level
  • Extremely compact
  • Cost effective, proven technologies and simple fixing
  • Low cost maintenance


  • Standards IEC 61373
  • Application Third rail applications for Monorail
  • ROHS Compliant Consult Technical Services
  • Lead Free Consult Technical Services
  • CE conformity Yes



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