As an operator providing around 976 services a week to some 20.6 million passengers a year, a quality customer experience is absolutely paramount for Virgin Trains East Coast. So when they decided to embark upon a substantial £21 million upgrade of their existing fleet of 44 trains, Virgin Trains had a clear idea of the right companies to partner with on the project.
With routes covering distances of up to 580 miles between London and Inverness, Virgin Train’s rolling stock needs to offer outstanding comfort, safety and visual appeal without compromise.
Another key factor to Altro’s selection for the project was the proven performance and durability of Altro’s flooring solutions.
Altro Transflor Met has been used prominently in high foot traffic areas of the Virgin Trains vehicles, including public conveniences and buffet cars.
...regulations are essential factors to consider in the choice of flooring. Altro Transflor safety flooring proved the ideal flooring to meet this criteria.
...compliant to key fire, smoke and toxicity regulations such as BS 6853, all whilst remaining a lightweight and flexible rail flooring solution.
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Altro are launching a new, high performance EN45545 HL2 compliant rail flooring. Available globally from March 9, 2020.
Our new, high performance EN45545-HL2 compliant product, Altro Transflor Motus, is now available for preview and specification.
The Altro portfolio for train car flooring is the lightest weight offering on the market, with so much more to offer on top.
A lightweight solution to stick with. Enjoy even more benefits of a lighter weight train set by choosing Altro’s self-adhesive solution.
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