References: Railway Signals
SABIK LED signals ensuring safety on the Ring Rail Line in Finland
For more than 20 years there have been plans to have a rail connection from Helsinki City center to the Helsinki Airport which is located in the neighboring community Vantaa about 18km to north from Helsinki City center. Planning of this new rail connection started early 21st Century and the final decision was to made for a favor of building a new east-west connection between two of the existing radial railway lines – this topology also gave the name for the new rail connection: the Ring Rail Line. Read more (pdf)
SABIK – one of the first in the world providing LED technology to railway signaling
Sabik’s products have been the chosen option for railway signaling in Finland. The first major project in delivering LED lanterns to Finnish railways was between 2006 and 2012 in Helsinki where Ilmala railway yard was totally renovated and modernized.
Ilmala is the biggest marshalling yard in Finland and most of the maintenance and repair on the long-distance passenger trains an all of the maintenance on the commuter stock is carried out at Ilmala railway yard. The project was huge lasting for over 6 years and the work was implemented in several stages divided into 12 segments; all old structures were removed, the stability of soil mass was improved, all track superstructure was renewed as well as all traffic control and sagety systems were rebuilt. Read more (pdf)