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Over the last 50 years Designplan has worked on some of the most prestigious transport projects in the UK and beyond. Our products are specifically designed for the demands in the rail sector and have an enviable reputation for robustness, vandal resistance and low maintenance.  They are built for longevity of operation in harsh environments, but we also appreciate the importance of ensuring that high product efficiency contributes to safer environments. To view all Designplan products that are suitable for Transport applications please click HERE.

Our S12 products are designed in accordance with fire precautions for subsurface rail stations (Section 12) and comply with London Underground subsurface standard 1-085 utilising low smoke, zero halogen cables and control gear. To view of our S12 products, especially suited to rail applications please click HERE.

We have been involved in several projects and supplied thousands of light fittings to railways infrastructure contractors around the world, including numerous projects through the UK. Some of our UK projects include:

  • Canary Wharf Crossrail Station.
  • Tottenham Court Road Upgrade,
  • Clapham Junction.
  • Green Park Station.

To view the case studies on these projects, please click HERE.

We have also completed many overseas surface rail projects; including Grand Central Station in New York, Dan Helder Terminal in Holland and and Poznan in Poland. A recent success was obtaining products approved for use by Deutsche Bahn, in Germany.