Bombardier - Flexliners
A case story: Focon equipment on-board Bombardier’s trains in Scandinavia
For more than two decades Bombardier Transportation has been a leading supplier of trains in Scandinavia. In Denmark and Sweden, their highly successful platforms include the flat-nosed” IC3 and IR4 Flexliners, the OTU Oresund and the Regina fleets. In total these fleets comprise more than 300 trains. Focon is the chosen supplier of information, communication and entertainment equipment.
Overview – Focon supplies
Focon is the system supplier responsible for audio communication system, passenger information, displays, audio entertainment, seat reservation displays and internet access. Audio communication includes Public Address (PA), crew intercom as well as passenger emergency communication.
With standard micro-jack headsets it is possible to listen to audio entertainment at the seat.
An internal loudspeaker system ensures audio information to the passengers. This includes automatic announcements such as announcement of the next stop as well as operational announcements from the driver and the train control centre to inform the passengers e.g. about operational restrictions or delays.
Passenger Information Displays
The visual information systems have the following elements: