Rhomberg

Pedestrian Guidance System for Rail Tunnels: HandraiLIT

Safe and simple emergency lighting in rail tunnels can be a life-saver in case of an emergency. According to the manufacturer, “handraiLIT” from Rhomberg is a long-lived pedestrian guidance system, which improves safety by providing complete, continuous lighting and signing of escape routes. The handrail is illuminated with LED technology in the form of LED strips, which are not only integrated into the rail but completely cast-in and thus provide a great safety function. A redundant power supply also ensures that there are no effects on the functionality, for example through the failure of...

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