Thales has commissioned Infotec to produce next train indicators which comply with strict fire safety regulations for installation at underground and surface stations on WAGN’s Northern City Line in London. The LED-based displays include glass screens, low-smoke paint and have silicon rather than rubber seals.

Infotec, UK

Reader Enquiry Number: 144

The Omron 2MDR01-11 range of six 11mm diameter high-intensity LEDs for use in signal heads and information screens offers high visibility, low power consumption and a 100000h service life.

Omrom Electronic Components, Netherlands

Reader Enquiry Number: 145

All 320 iron trusses supporting the overall roof at London’s Waterloo station have been removed, galvanised and re-erected. The protective coating is expected to give a maintenance-free life of 70 years.

Medway Galvanising Co, UK

Reader Enquiry Number: 146