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Leroy Automation Automation Products for Harsh Environments

Rail automation components

For nearly 35 years, LEROY AUTOMATION has been designing, manufacturing and integrating rail automation components for implementing train control and management systems (TCMS), computer-based train control (CBTC) and signalling solutions (ETCS).

LEROY AUTOMATION offers commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products and turnkey bespoke design and integration services, covering a full range of control, communication, monitoring management and diagnostics in train and transit operations. These range from speed sensing and automatic door control to heating, air conditioning, ventilation, brakes, fault indication, lighting control and traction power-pack automation.

The company holds ISO 9001: 2008 and IRIS Rev.02 (international railway industry standard) certifications.

LEROY AUTOMATION has been accredited as a sustainable and best-in-class corporate social responsibility practices company by ECOVADIS.

Embedded PLC for train control, communication, management and diagnostic systems

LEROY AUTOMATION has manufactured more than 60,000 RIOM products deployed worldwide for use in railway automation applications under the most extreme conditions as vehicle control units (VCU), remote I / Os (RIO) and communication gateways.

RIOM is an EN50155-compliant embedded programmable logic controller (PLC) designed to be integrated into train control and management systems (TCMS, CBTC and ETCS). Compatible with any train network interfaces (RS232, RS485 / RS422, CAN2.0, MVB, LonWorks, Ethernet), RIOM is a very versatile and flexible platform thanks to its multiple communication ports.

Featuring very powerful processing capabilities, the RIOM is well-suited for real-time automation functions, as well as supervising train functions and operations or drive communication gateways on any communication networks and protocols, such as TCP and UDP sockets, Ethernet / IP – CIP, IPTCOM, MODBUS, PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IEC 61375 TRDP.

Our PLC products can be programmed using the IEC 61131-3 STRATON workbench (PLC open-compliant), or using the C / C++ board support package for real-time Linux OS.

Ethernet-based remote I / O terminal for on-board rail and transit rolling stocks

The BRIO product range is an EN50155-compliant remote I / O module for Ethernet-based networks embedded into railway applications.

The specifications include:

  • Size-6U rack-mountable or standalone panel-mount solution
  • Full range power supply from 24Vdc to 110Vdc (train battery voltage-compliant)
  • Ethernet (M12) communication channel supporting the following protocols: Ethernet / IP – CIP, UDP or Modbus / TCP.
  • I / O configurations, including 40 digital inputs and 10 digital outputs; 32 digital inputs and 16 solid-state relay outputs; two analog voltage (±10Vdc) and two analog current type inputs (±20mA); and one analog output: 0Vdc-10Vdc and 0mA-20mA
  • Optional: RS485 / CAN2.0 communication port

Automation of electrical traction power substations

The LT ENERGY product range is suitable for high-voltage switch management in electrical power substations. Input / output blocks are specially designed to control circuit-breakers, switches and isolating switches.

The software programming tool is based on the IEC 61131-3 STRATON workbench from COPA-DATA.

The main technical specifications are:

  • 1MB data storage
  • Embedded web server
  • FTP, NTP, and SNMP V3
  • MODBUS master and slave configurations
  • Ethernet / IP – CIP
  • IEC 61850 / IEC 60870
  • DNP 3.0 (Level 2)

The secure input / output block can control four high-voltage switches. The command of the open relay outputs is four times redundant.

Railway references

RIOM products were embedded in high-speed trains, passenger trains, light rail vehicle, metros and transit rolling stocks, as well as locomotives. The high-speed trains include the Alstom AGV world rail speed record train (574.8km/h) and NTV (Italia). The passenger trains include PRASA in South Africa, West Coast Main Line and Juniper trains in the UK, Fortaleza in Brazil, Cercanias in Spain and DB Frame in Germany, as well as trains in Stockholm, Sweden; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Tage, Portugal.

The tramways include Jerusalem, Lyon in France and Nantes in France, as well as major international cities such as Istanbul and Ottawa.

The metros include Budapest, Barcelona, Helsinki and Rennes with Siemens Mobility. Locomotive central control units have been deployed in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Middle-East countries.

LEROY AUTOMATION’s international projects include:

  • Metro cars and driverless automatic metro cars in international capital cities and regional towns
  • Suburban trains for the passenger rail agency of South Africa (PRASA)
  • Regional trains (Regiolis) through many French regions
  • Light rail vehicles (tram-train) for Ottawa in Ontario, Canada
  • Tramway cars (Citadis) for European cities
  • Locomotives (EP20, 2ES5, KZ8) for Russia and Kazakhstan
  • High-speed trains (TGV Euroduplex, AGV) for SNCF and RFF

LT energy has been used by the 25kV French high-speed train lines (world FIP version) and the South Korean high-speed train network.

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LEROY AUTOMATION to Exhibit at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan

LEROY AUTOMATION, a leading railway engineering design company and specialized manufacturer of onboard automation systems for train control monitoring systems (TCMS), and control-command solutions for MV/LV power substations will be exhibiting at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan from 29 November to 1 December 2017 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

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Vehicle Control Unit and Remote I / O System Architecture (RIOM and BRIO) in Passenger Rail and Locomotive Control Applications

Remote Input Output Module (RIOM) is a hardware unit fully compliant with the EN50155 standard, and it is designed to be integrated in embedded railway systems and subsystems.

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35 boulevard du Libre Echange

31650 Saint Orens

France

+33 5 62 24 06 86 LEROY Automation on Youtube www.leroy-automation.com

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14 November 2017

LEROY AUTOMATION, a leading railway engineering design company and specialized manufacturer of onboard automation systems for train control monitoring systems (TCMS), and control-command solutions for MV/LV power substations will be exhibiting at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan from 29 November to 1 December 2017 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

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28 September 2017

LEROY AUTOMATION will exhibit its most innovative products to integrate Train Control and Monitoring Systems (TCMS) and compact modular automation solutions at the APTA EXPO 2017.

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8 March 2017

LEROY AUTOMATION will exhibit its comprehensive range of products and solutions to architect smart Train Control and Monitoring Systems (TCMS) and rugged modular automation solutions at SIFER 2017, France's premier railway industry trade fair, from 21 to 23 March. On this occasion, we are pleased to invite you to visit LEROY AUTOMATION on the MIPIRAIL regional cluster hall 2 - stand 330.

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2 September 2016

LEROY AUTOMATION will present its smart TCMS and modular automation solutions for the rail industry at the InnoTrans 2016 international railway trade fair in a few weeks, from 20-23 September 2016.

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18 April 2016

Leroy Automation, a leading manufacturer of automation systems for on-board train and rail signalling control monitoring systems, has been awarded a major contract by Siemens to supply the vehicle control and monitoring system (VCMS) architecture for their newest generation of automated passenger transportation platforms.

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15 February 2016

Leroy Automation will participate at the forthcoming Eurasia Rail 2016 from March 3-5, 2016 at the Istanbul Expo Center (IFM) in Turkey.

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8 October 2015

LEROY AUTOMATION, a leading manufacturer of on-board automation systems for train control monitoring systems (TCMS), and control-command solutions for traction and auxiliary power substations, will be exhibiting at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan 2015 from November 11-13, 2015 at the Makuhari Messe convention centre in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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15 September 2015

LEROY AUTOMATION, a leading manufacturer of on-board automation systems for train control and management systems (TCMS), partnered with CLEARSY, a specialist in railway safety-critical systems, to develop and market SATURN, a cutting-edge SIL2/SIL4 fail-safe controller and remote I/O platform for train control, propulsion and rail signalling system architectures.

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3 August 2015

Leroy Automation, a French advanced engineering design house and manufacturer of electronic embedded transit and railway systems, automation products for the electrification of transport & transit networks, and control-command equipment designed for harsh industrial and military environments, decided to adopt an Eco-responsible™ corporate policy, in order to reduce its ecological and environmental footprint.

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23 February 2015

Leroy Automation, a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded electronic systems for on-board rolling stock vehicles, automation solutions for electrification networks and railway control equipment, will be exhibiting at SIFER 2015, France's premier international rail industry event, from 24 to 26 March 2015 in Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre.

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20 February 2015

Following the news of the launch of their subsidiary company in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in October 2014, Leroy Automation is pleased to announce that John Iwanic, Eng. has joined the firm as the company's business development engineer for North American business.

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6 October 2014

Leroy Automation is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at APTA EXPO 2014 in Houston, Texas, US.

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1 September 2014

Leroy Automation is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

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16 June 2014

For more than 30 years, Toulouse-based company Leroy Automation has been designing and manufacturing embedded electronic systems for railways, automation solutions for transportation electrification networks, as well as railway, industrial and military control equipment.

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3 September 2013

Leroy Automation, an established European manufacturer and supplier of Train Control Monitoring Systems, will be exhibiting at EXPO 1520, the 4th International Rail Salon of Engineering and Technologies.

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10 June 2013

Leroy Automation, IRIS compliant, will take part in the Korea Railways & Logistics Fair 2013.

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13 March 2013

Leroy Automation will be participating to SIFER, the 8th International Exhibition of Rail Technology. This event will be held from March 26th to 28th, 2013 in Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre. Leroy Automation's exhibiting booth will be hosted on the MipyRail Cluster pavilion in Hall 2 - Stand No. 330.

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18 December 2012

Leroy Automation, a leading European manufacturer of EN50155 embedded electronic systems for the railway industry, has joined local company cluster MIPYRAIL to revitalise the innovation in the Midi-Pyrenees region.

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18 October 2012

After the successful InnoTrans 2012 trade fair, Leroy Automation is pleased to announce that its venue at Exporail 2012, the 6th International Railway Technology Exhibition in Moscow, Russia. This three-day event runs from 7 November 2012 and you will be able to visit Leroy Automation and its local distributor FIORD in the Hall 1 at the stand number 113.

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21 August 2012

Leroy Automation is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The event runs from 18 to 21 September 2012 and you will be able to visit Leroy Automation in hall 3.2 at stand number 210-J.

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29 June 2012

Since 1983, Leroy Automation has been a leading manufacturer and supplier of automation products for railway, military and industrial applications.

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Regional Offices

Leroy Automation (HQ)

35 boulevard du Libre Echange

31650 Saint Orens

France

+33 5 62 24 06 86 LEROY Automation on Youtube www.leroy-automation.com
Leroy Automation (North American Office)

355 Recollets street

H2Y 1V9

Montreal

Canada

+1 438 794 5166 +1 438 794 5159 www.leroy-automation.com

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