Forbo offers a truly comprehensive and compliant flooring product portfolio for the rail sector
All floor coverings are certified according to EN 45545-2 with a minimum rating of HL2, some reaching HL3. Within the portfolio are entrance systems, linoleum floors, textile carpets and flocked flooring as well as adhesives, accessories and installation tools.
Forbo has case studies on its website for projects with East Midland Trains, Kiwi Rail, Auckland Rail, Virgin Trains East Coast, Hitachi Rail, Dutch Rail, Translink N I Railways, Russian Railways, plus many more references can be provided upon request.
Coral FR Entrance Flooring
First impressions are crucial. Which is why an effective entrance flooring system that stops dirt and moisture being tracked into the carriages is fundamental to modern train design.
Flotex FR Flocked Flooring
Flotex FR is a unique textile flocked floor covering, combining the cleaning properties and durability of a resilient flooring with the comfort, slip resistant and acoustic properties usually associated with textile flooring. High definition digital printing also allows for bespoke designs offering true design freedom.
Tessera FR Carpet
Tessera FR is a collection of attractive, hardwearing carpets, offered in various pile constructions and textures, all designed to deliver specific aesthetic and performance advantages. A great solution when warmth, acoustics and comfort are also of high importance.
Coral Move FR Carpet
Coral Move FR is a tufted carpet solution for rail interiors made from 100 per cent regenerated Econyl yarn. Offering extensive customisation possibilities to complement any interior design and colour scheme.
Coral Move FR is a bespoke made to order product and our dedicated design team will work to match design and colour requirements on an individual project by project basis.
Marmoleum FR Linoleum
Marmoleum FR resilient floor covering offers total versatility in terms of colour and design. But what makes this floor covering really stand out is the fact that it is created using a high percentage of natural raw materials, with renewable and recycled content.
Forbo Flooring Systems is supplying floor coverings for a fleet of 57 new electric trains being built by Spanish train builder, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) for Auckland Transport, a newly created local government organisation spearheading the development of a new integrated transport system throughout New Zealand’s largest city.
KiwiRail, New Zealand’s largest rail transport operator, is adding sixteen new ‘panorama’ carriages to its fleet of premium tourist trains to enhance the passenger experience of holidaymakers from across the world as they travel through some of the country’s most spectacular and awe-inspiring scenery. Forbo Flooring Systems has worked with Barnacle Design, Auckland based design consultants, to supply contemporary textile-based floor coverings for the new carriages.
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