Infrastructure

In the Rail + public transport sector infrastructure a key component. From a human factors perspective, often safety related aspects are concerned. Are signs and signals comprehensible, visible, conspicuous? Will a driver become overloaded with information from the infrastructure? How are road users dealing with level crossings? But also aspects such as maintenance of infrastructure - often heavy physical work - and comfort for passengers and staff are in the extensive experience of Intergo.

Projects Infrastructure

LED train head lamps

LED train head lamps

We presented a paper about the ergonomic implication of replacing traditional candescent light bulbs by LEDs in head lamps and
railway signals during the Third International Conference on Rail Human Factors (March 2009, Lille). Read more

LED railway light signals

LED railway light signals

LED’s are electronic light sources with several technical advantages. Railway light signals equipped with LED’s will replace the conventional candescent signals with light bulbs in the near future. Read more

Review of video inspection of tracks: quality, work stress and workplace

Review of video inspection of tracks: quality, work stress and workplace

Video inspection of the track is considered to be an attractive alternative for the walking inspection along the track (more safely, less disturbance of trains). Inspection of the track is necessary to detect defects and to identify large wear of the track. Read more

Route knowledge for train drivers

Route knowledge for train drivers

To be allowed to drive a train from A to B, drivers must have – apart from a general aptitude and knowledge / experience with certain rolling stock - also Route knowledge. Read more

Contact

Richard van der Weide MSc EurErg Richard van der Weide MSc EurErg
managing partner / human factors consultant

Melcher Zeilstra MSc EurErg Melcher Zeilstra MSc EurErg
partner / human factors consultant