Trackside and On-Board Ethernet Solutions for the Railway Industry

Henrich Electronics Corporation,
7421 El Vallencito Drive,
Walnut, CA 91789,
United States of America

Henrich Electronics Corporation,
7421 El Vallencito Drive,
Walnut, CA 91789,
United States of America


Henrich Electronics (Henrich) offers a full line of IEC61375-compliant products for rail, road and trackside projects.

IP67-based railway switches

The company’s IP67-based rail switches offer comprehensive layer-2 and layer-3 functions, EN 50155-compliant features, and a network recovery time of less than 15ms on 250-switch networks. The switches have a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 50 years in adverse environments.

Henrich’s switches are also equipped with relay warnings, bypass functions, wide temperature operations, power over ethernet (PoE) / PoE+ capabilities, and up to 26 M12 / PoE+ ports to help customers extend their service.

Next-generation wireless solutions for rail vehicles

In addition to comprehensive wired ethernet switches, Henrich offers a line of next-generation industrial wireless products. The company’s ruggedised 802.11ac and wireless access point (AP) solutions ensure uninterrupted communications for vehicles moving at speeds of up to 75mph (120km/h).

Using Henrich’s products for remote wireless communications, customers receive distance coverage of up to 3.1 miles (5km) in the city and 6.2 miles (10km) in the suburbs.

The company’s 4G-LTE routers provide leading data backup capabilities for wired ethernet ports, ensuring data is always in a specified location in the event of network interruption. Designed to meet industrial standards, the products feature comprehensive security features and support 2.4G and 5.8G channels, with connections offering up to 150Mbps.

Reliable ethernet products for industrial applications

Henrich provides cutting-edge technology and reliable solutions for its customers worldwide. The company supplies a wide range of products and services, including:

  • Ethernet product offerings that support most industrial applications
  • More than 1,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs)
  • Products have proven quality with a field failure rate of 0.01%
  • US customer reference available upon request
  • Henrich also guarantees the lowest possible cost for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and original design manufacturers (ODM)

Past rail projects

Henrich’s past projects include the provision of an error prevention system for Subway Line 2 and Line 4 in Suzhou, China.

Prior to the project, the subway’s operations were halted by an issue with communications between on-board devices and wireless trackside applications.

Henrich resolved the problem after modifying its solutions to suit the project’s requirements. Suzhou Subway Line 2 is now in operation and Line 4 will become operational in six months.

About Henrich

With more than 13 years of in-house development experience in industrial ethernet and communications technologies, Henrich assists clients with trackside and on-board ethernet-based projects.

The company’s clients include China Rail (CRRC) and its affiliate subsidiaries.

Industrial Ethernet Switches and Wireless Communications

Founded in 2003 in Walnut, CA, US, Henrich has been helping, customers across the globe to manage their industrial systems with rugged and secured Ethernet networking products in various industries, such as power utilities, transportation, oil and gas, factory automation and remote monitoring.

Henrich US

Henrich Electronics Corporation

7421 El Vallencito Drive

Walnut, CA 91789

United States of America

Henrich China

Henrich Electronics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd

Building 9, Supporting Park of Export Processing Zone

666 Jianlin Road

Suzhou New District

Jiang Su Province