To keep up with a world in constant motion, we maintain our flexibility and adaptability.

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Customer focus.

Customer focus.

We recognize needs and create a trusting and satisfied customer relationship through our expertise.

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We are open to ideas and innovations. That is why we are constantly developing ourselves and our products.

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Richard AG. Solutions that move people.

Vacuum main switch

Every third vacuum main switch in the world is built by Richard AG. Disconnecting and connecting under load.

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The single-arm pantograph is the essential link between the train and the overhead contact line. We offer tailor-made solutions in accordance with our…

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Selector switch for different voltages. Pneumatic, electrical and manual operation are just three examples of the wide range of options we can supply.

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As a specialist for railroad components, we deliver our products from Switzerland to the whole world. In our more than 115-year history, we have continually expanded our expertise in developing customer-specific solutions. We produce these as well as numerous standard components in small and medium series.



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Richard AG

Richard AG Murgenthal and its international appeal. As a typical Swiss SME, we work successfully at home and abroad and our products are in demand and successful worldwide.

Richard AG Services

We would be pleased to present the services that we can provide for you with our experience. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our sales department.


Fast and professional service performed at our location in Rothrist.


Competent railway and track service.

Consulting & training

Services surrounding our product. Take advantage of our experience.

Ecovadis Nachhaltigkeitsranking

Wir haben uns dem EcoVadis-Rating unterzogen, um so unser Engagement für eine nachhaltige Lieferkette beweisen zu können. 

EcoVadis ist der weltweit grösste Anbieter von Nachhaltigkeitsrankings. Die Richard AG erhielt 66 von 100 Punkten im EcoVadis-Rating und sichert sich die Bronzemedaille 2023.

Als Schweizer KMU liegt unser Fokus vor allem auf sozialen Aspekten, und darin, ein fairer und nachhaltig agierender Partner zu sein. Mit dieser Auszeichnung machen wir deutlich, dass wir unsere wirtschaftliche, soziale und ökologische Verantwortung ernst nehmen und umsetzen.

Richard AG Products in use


The single-arm current collector is the essential link between the train and the overhead contact line.

Richard AG produces reliable, high-quality and proven current collectors.

We offer tailor-made solutions in accordance with our customers' wishes.

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Richard AG Top News

Measuring pantograph RM 354-246

12 / 06 / 2023
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Measurement at the Gotthard tunnel.

Interview SBB and Richard AG.

21 / 02 /2023
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Richard AG has converted to Kaizen with the help of SBB. In the interview Marcel Auer from SBB. Andreas Zaugg and Urs Katzenstein from Richard AG.


30 / 08 / 2022
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Our apprentice, Pascal Plüss, took an excellent 8th place in the final round of the SwissSkills.

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New Pilatus rack railway

Experience a virtual ride on the new Pilatus rack railway

  • Our pantograph is prominently displayed

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Our measurement trips

Get to know the platform conditions of your vehicle in order to implement possible optimizations ahead of time.

  • Certification measurements
  • Measurement to investigate damage and problem cases
  • Validation measurements
  • Technical driving measurements