Vehicles

Vehicle ergonomics is a specialty of Intergo. For the driver's workplace outside view and sight on inside information resources is crucial, and accessibility of controls shall be guaranteed for most body sizes. Driver and passenger want to sit comfortably. The vehicle must be accessible for eveyone, and passenger flow should be easy to avoid prolonged stops. We also want a beautiful and nice vehicle. And finally, maintainability and cleanability shall be well provided for too to keep the vehicle rolling. In all these aspects Intergo has a long track record.

Projects Vehicles

Foot control in new HTM tram

Foot control in new HTM tram

The new tram (Avenio) of HTM is built by Siemens. This tram is equipped with a foot control with three pedals on a height adjustable footrest. Read more

Express tram boarding and exiting

Express tram boarding and exiting

The Board of the Region Utrecht (BRU) is responsible for the regional tram transportation on the line Utrecht-Nieuwegein/IJsselstein. BRU has asked Intergo to investigate the safety level of the boarding and exiting of the express tram. Read more

Risk Inventory and Evaluation (RI&E) trains

Risk Inventory and Evaluation (RI&E) trains

There is a need at Dutch Railway Travellers (NS Reizigers - NSR) for insight into the hazards or bottlenecks of multiple types of trains. Intergo has been asked to provide a contribution on the area of Safety and Health. For this purpose, Intergo performed Risk Inventories & Evaluations (RI&E) on the following types of trains: ICRm, ICMm, SGMm and DM’ 90. Read more

Assistance for disabled people and use of the boarding ramp

Assistance for disabled people and use of the boarding ramp

A foldable boarding ramp is used to help wheelchair and scoot users board and exit the train, as part of the assistance for disabled people. Employees have complaints about the use of the boarding ramp. These complaints concern safety, physical load and the workspace on small platforms. 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