Rail

EAO offers globally recognized HMI components, systems for rail

Posted on September 6, 2017

Driver cabs are the central focus of operation within rail applications and are essential for the safe and reliable transportation of passengers. Therefore, HMI systems and controls must be dependable and easy-to-use to reduce the risk of human error.  Photo: EAO
Driver cabs are the central focus of operation within rail applications and are essential for the safe and reliable transportation of passengers. Therefore, HMI systems and controls must be dependable and easy-to-use to reduce the risk of human error.  Photo: EAO
EAO offers intuitive and reliable HMI components and systems for the passenger transportation industry. With value-added partners across all markets, EAO possesses the resources to satisfy the certifications, approvals and legally applicable standards necessary for operator controls in driver cabs, passenger access, passenger convenience and lavatory controls within successful rail applications.

EAO’s Series 04 have been developed to withstand the challenging demands of operator controls within driver cabs and can be seamlessly implemented in ergonomically-friendly designs to fulfil UIC 612 guidelines.

Furthermore, products such as the Series 56 and 57 meet TSI PRM & ADA standards, and the new EN 14752, thus ensuring that everyone can travel safely and conveniently — including those with disabilities. These door openers are used in millions of passenger access applications around the world and are often the only point of interaction between passenger and vehicle.

Door openers are used in millions of passenger access applications around the world and are often the only point of interaction between passenger and the rail vehicle. Photo: EAO
Door openers are used in millions of passenger access applications around the world and are often the only point of interaction between passenger and the rail vehicle. Photo: EAO

EAO’s comprehensive range of HMI solutions, both with individual components and completely designed systems, satisfy customer requirements while simultaneously increasing passenger convenience. Intuitive operation with interface controls allow operators to work effectively and efficiently, and help ensure a safe and comfortable journey for passengers.

The importance of regulation compliance for impaired mobility also extends to lavatory controls in most modern trains as well. EAO offers special accessory components such as SOS buttons and status indicators for on-board restrooms to meet these needs.

A detailed outline of EAO’s rail capabilities is available in EAO’s HMI Systems brochure available to view or download in the “News and Downloads” section at eao.com.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

WSP USA projects recognized with three Calif. transportation awards

The Exposition Line Light Rail in Los Angeles received the California Transportation Foundation's Overall Project of the Year award.

City Council approves transfer of Atlanta Streetcar to MARTA

The $99 million streetcar opened in December 2014 amid sky-high expectations, but ridership failed to meet expectations in its first year and plummeted nearly 60% after the city began charging $1 to ride.

Honolulu officials submit new light rail plan to FTA

The total project cost included in the new plan remains at $8.165 billion for capital costs exclusive of finance charges, with full revenue service scheduled for December 2025.

Alstom to supply traction system in Chengdu, China

The contract is worth approximately $68.3 million. The line is expected to start revenue service by the end of 2019.

Hyperloop One announces 10 winners of 'Global Challenge'

The company will commit meaningful business and engineering resources and work closely with each of the winning teams/routes to determine their commercial viability.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close