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Tunnel safety lighting

Tunnel safety lighting on the new line Ebensfeld – Erfurt

Product Category: Track Infrastructure, Tunnel Safety Lighting

Country / location of deployment: Germany, new line VDE 8.1 Ebensfeld – Erfurt


New Ebensfeld – Erfurt line: designed as a standard gauge, double-track, electrified railway line for high-quality passenger and freight traffic. It has a total length of 107 kilometres and is designed for a top speed of 300 km/h.

Commissioning of the longest tunnel to date with a total length of 8.3 kilometres (Bleßberg tunnel).

22 tunnel structures with 22 tunnel safety control centres and 3600 emergency lighting units (ELUs).

A total of 41 tunnel kilometres.

PINTSCH supplied the controlling components (TSCs and ELUs) for tunnel safety lighting in accordance with DBAG’s current specifications.

After setting up our own production facility in the Netherlands, all ELUs were manufactured and tested there.

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