Bombardier’s DAS for Light Rail Vehicles Receives Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award

Bombardier Transportation has been proudly awarded the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award by the European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI) for its Obstacle Detection Assistance System for trams and light rail vehicles. The award recognizes innovations that meet the needs of the railway sector in Europe.

07 October 2017 Saturday, 06:23

Bombardier Transportation has been proudly awarded the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award by the European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI) for its Obstacle Detection Assistance System for trams and light rail vehicles. The award recognizes innovations that meet the needs of the railway sector in Europe.

“Bombardier’s innovative power for developments that meet market needs has been proven and is well known. We embrace the award as recognition of our continuous efforts towards developing safest, most reliable, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly mobility solutions”, says Alexander Ketterl, Head of Light Rail Vehicles, Bombardier Transportation.

The world’s first homologated obstacle detection assistance systems for both trams and light rail vehicles supports drivers in critical situations. It detects and tracks obstacles and warns the driver about potential risks, thereby increasing the active safety of the driver and passengers of the vehicle and all other traffic participants. Helping to avoid accidents and their subsequent costs, the obstacle detection assistance system also increases the availability of vehicles. The technology can be installed simply and quickly on new vehicles or retrofitted onto existing fleets.

The system has been applied for testing scenarios with customers and was delivered for 78 vehicles for operational use with Bombardier’s customer Frankfurter Verkehrsgesellschaft GmbH in the city of Frankfurt, Germany.

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