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IRZ will present railway safety, automatics and telecommunication solutions at Africa Rail 2018 in South Africa

IRZ is participating in the largest railway exhibition in Africa – Africa Rail 2018 which takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 12 to 13 of June. IRZ will present a wide range of railway equipment to visitors:

  • railway traffic control systems
  • level crossing automatics
  • automatic train protection systems (KLUB-U, KLUB-UP onboard safety systems) that have been operated by railways of Russia and CIS countries for more than 20 years
  • monitoring and diagnostic equipment including SKRPD video and parameter monitoring system, LOTES-A locomotive telemetry system
  • telecommunication equipment including radio systems for communication and data networks for trains, stations, repair work, and innovative cellular signal retransmission system RADIUS for cellular coverage along the railways.

All equipment of IRZ is thoroughly tested including climate tests, and can be used in harsh conditions of Africa withstanding high temperatures and exposure to sand and dust.

The dedicated telecom conference will take place during the exhibition where Sergey Nevyantsev, Deputy CEO, Business Development Director of IRZ, will make report on “Innovations and affordable solutions for development of LTE railway networks”.

‘Africa is attractive market for us: leasing companies, local and international manufacturers of rolling stocks are now actively investing into the development of the railway infrastructure on the continent. We are ready to contribute to the development of safe railway network and effective railway traffic control systems in Africa. Our engineers are ready to develop products and solutions according to the needs of the customers’, Sergey Nevyantsev says.

IRZ is one of the leaders in production of safety and communication systems for railway sector in Russia successfully operating in the industry since 1994. IRZ was the first Russian company certified to IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard). The company implements all projects in coordination with the leading industry institute NIIAS (Research and design institute for information technologies, signaling and telecommunication in railway transportation). Among the important projects: radio communication equipment for Lastochka trains for the Olympic Sochi and development of train traffic control using radio link which is under testing in Russia and Lithuania today. IRZ takes part in developing traffic safety system for Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway line. The KLUB-U systems ensure the safety traffic of Sapsan and Aeroexpress high-speed electric trains.

Thanks to developed at IRZ smart interfaces, the KLUB-U systems are adapted to the rolling stock of 15 world manufacturers: Siemens (Germany), General Electric (USA), Alstom (France), Skoda (Czech Republic), PESA (Poland), Talgo (Spain), Hyundai (South Korea), Stadler (Switzerland), Zhuzhou Electric Lokomotive, Datong Electric Lokomotive Co., Dalian Lokomotive Co. (China), Plasser (Austria).

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