Specializing in control, network and communications technology for all types of rail vehicles, Selectron Systems AG is a world leader in its field. The flexibility of a medium sized company, coupled with the performance of the Knorr-Bremse Group, make the company an excellent technology partner.

Control technology and safety for rail vehicles

It began with the production of components for hearing aids and cream blowers in the 1950s and the manufacture of electronic control systems in the early 1970s, Selectron AG now has over 60 years of experience in electronics development. Today, the company with its headquarters in Lyss, Switzerland - as well as branches in Italy and China - is one of the proven global market leaders in integrated system solutions for the automation of rail vehicles and their cybersecurity.

Concept planning, system integration, consulting, project analysis, cost analysis, technical specifications, project management, product development, application programming, commissioning, documentation and training: around 160 highly motivated employees, of whom around 80 percent are engineers and technicians, are on hand to provide versatile and flexible solutions with a clear RAMS (Reliability, Availability Maintainability, Safety) focus.

Having been merged into the Knorr-Bremse Group in 2015, Selectron's many years of expertise are combined with both broad and in-depth specialist technological knowledge in the rail vehicle sector. As a customer, you benefit directly from this, from the extended range of services. From efficient processes and deliveries. From optimum time-to-market performance and comprehensive life cycle management throughout the entire operating life of a rail vehicle.

We consider it natural to comply with laws, guidelines and voluntary codes

Selectron Systems AG is certified in accordance with ISO/TS 22163 (IRIS) and TÜV, and its development processes are certified in accordance with EN 61508 SIL 3, EN 50129 SIL 2, EN 50128 SIL 2 and IEC 62443 SL 2. Different Certificates for different regions. To download the Certificates for Selectron Systems AG click onto Switzerland:


At KB Selectron Systems AG, we attach great importance to acting responsibly – in every area of the Group. For us, sustainable growth goes hand in hand with integrity. We comply with applicable laws and have established a Group-wide Compliance Organization.

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The Milestones at Selectron

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With our well thought-out strategy for the digitization of rail vehicles, we are playing a decisive role in shaping the mobility of tomorrow.

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An experienced board of management directs Selectron System AG's skill with foresight and professional competence.

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More than 10,000 rail vehicles are on the road worldwide with Selectron products.

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