Rail & Public Transport
The rail and public transport section deals with many societal and technical developments, in the context of an increase in transport flows and societal pressure for improved service performance with a reduction of the costs. Companies are confronted with challenging innovation processes.
Intergo has unique international experience and is familiar with many facets of organisation in this sector. For example, in the area of new build and maintenance of vehicles, operations and traffic control. Due to the extensive breadth and depth of our expertise we are familiar with the requirements and needs of passengers, personnel and the organisation and are able to combine these into optimal technical and organisational solutions.
Intergo’s services focus on vehicles, stations, workshops, infrastructure and traffic control:
- Interaction & Product: signposting, control-system operators, control systems for traffic control, style guides.
- Workplace & Control Room: vehicle ergonomics, traffic control, maintenance workshops, simulators, accessibility.
- Workload & Organisation: implementation strategies, service design, measuring and optimising physical and mental workload, staffing levels and scheduling issues, fatigue management.
- Risks & Incidents: carrying out risk and incident analyses (BowTie, FMEA, CRIOP, HAZOP, STEP analysis, ECFA+, HFIT, BFA and RCA).
Several of our Clients
ProRail - NS - DB Cargo - Dutch Safety Board - OOIS (Belgian Rail Incident Investigation body) - CAF - Siemens - Alstom - HTM - GVB - Regiotram Utrecht - Qbuzz - RET.
Contacts Rail & Public Transport
Richard van der Weide MSc EurErg
Melcher Zeilstra MSc EurErg
Rail & Public Transport - projects
ERTMS roll out strategy
The train driver’s job will change significantly during the next 10 years. Most importantly by the deployment of ERTMS Level 2, but also other technological developments can be of influence. read more
Devices train driver
Dutch train drivers have several innovative devices and applications to their disposal when operating trains, such as a tablet or smartphone. These innovations replace out-dated devices and provide opportunities for displaying integrated information, which train drivers can use to optimize their driving strategy. read more
Train Traffic control centers
ProRail is modernizing their existing train traffic control rooms. New furniture will be used and ProRail also wants to optimize the layout of the control room to new working strategies and functions. read more
Mental workload of train signallers
ProRail, the Dutch infrastructure manager, aims at an optimal mental workload for train signallers. Train signallers complained about their workload being either too high or too low, also there were issues with the differences in the level of mental workload on different workplaces. read more