​Locomotive glass products

Overview

For almost 50 years, GKN Aerospace has been firmly established as a leading supplier of high impact resistant windscreens for the locomotive industry.  During this time the development of aerodynamic locomotives, coupled with improvements in track design have led to significant increases in operating speed.  GKN Aerospace has created a range of products that provide the clear constant visibility vital to the safe operation of today’s high-speed trains.

Advantages

  • Anti-fog  and de-ice (HYVIZ coating and wiggle wire)
  • High optical clarity double curved windscreens
  • Anti-spall polycarbonate
  • Abrasion resistant polycarbonate coatings
  • Edge seal system
  • Electro-chromic (dimmable)
  • Zero maintenance
  • Complex framed and assembly kits

Platforms deployed on

  • UK (Class) 142, 143, 150, 158, 175, 180, 253, 313, 323, 455, 458, 465, 507, 60 & 91
  • Euroshuttle
  • ABB Scandia
  • Irish Rail
  • Heathrow Express
  • MTR – Hong Kong