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Passenger Information Displays

For well over 20 years, Infotec has provided highly resilient passenger information displays to a variety of transport sectors that include rail, bus, tram and subway sectors. Recently, Infotec has begun to expand into new markets that include solutions for on-vehicle, urban signage and airport applications.

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Tamworth Road,
LE65 2PS Other,
United Kingdom


On-station | On-vehicle | On-line

For over 20 years, Infotec has provided highly resilient passenger information displays to a variety of transport sectors that include rail, bus, tram and subway sectors. Recently, Infotec has begun to expand into new markets that include solutions for on-vehicle, urban signage and airport applications.

Through continuous investment, innovation, famous reliability and highly respected customer service, Infotec continues to set the standard for passenger information systems.

By taking responsibility for the design and manufacture of its displays, Infotec effectively manages obsolescence over the lifetime of the product. Many of Infotec’s products have been in service well beyond their life expectancy.

  • Original equipment manufacturer
  • Common parts / architecture across the range
  • Infotec builds its own electronics
  • Spares management

On-station: Professional CIS for rail and tram applications

In England, the majority of the capital’s stations, including Euston, King’s Cross, London Bridge, Paddington, St Pancras, Victoria and Waterloo, all use Infotec displays. In Scotland, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Inverness and hundreds more have been choosing Infotec equipment for over 15 years. Most major stations across the UK including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and York have made Infotec their preferred choice for CIS solutions.

Infotec has also supplied hundreds of displays to the tram, light rail and metro sectors. Recent customers include London Underground, Manchester Metrolink, Edinburgh Tram, Glasgow Subway and Sheffield Tram. To ensure customer safety and controlled obsolescence, Infotec designs and manufactures its own sub-surface displays to meet low toxicity / low smoke standards at its UK factory in Leicestershire.

On-vehicle: Solutions for on-board passenger information displays

Infotec is widely acknowledged as a high-quality supplier of LED and TFT displays for trackside and roadside applications. This considerable expertise and experience has now been used to develop a range of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) displays and designs for on-vehicle applications. Various projects are already underway in the UK and North America with many longer term contracts in the pipeline

Online: Javelin display maintenance and content delivery software

Javelin is a web-based back office system display content management system for the transport market.

Javelin has been designed from the ground up to provide administrator interfaces to enable easy management of large complex display estates. The Javelin system gives train and transport operators and display system administrators the ability to manage their dynamic customer content quickly and easily.

The customer information assets and their content are managed through Javelin’s unified graphical user interface (GUI).

These assets can be on-station, on-vehicle or even online, and have been categorised as priority or secondary CIS.

F Series LED Displays: Enhanced Full Matrix LED Technology

The F Series range is a comprehensive selection of full-matrix displays that offer the customer a more flexible approach to passenger information. Available in both monochrome (FM) and rich full-colour (FC), the range can be used for a variety of purposes.

Javelin: Web-Based Approach to Display Management and Content Delivery

Incorporated within the user GUI, the Javelin Direct module allows operators to manage and create content for deployment to their assets. The system can create, schedule and distribute playlists from a wide variety of sources, including textual notices, images, videos and announcements. Javelin recognises its connected assets and provides assistance to the operators to ensure content is correctly allocated.

V Series LED and TFT Displays: The Modular Approach to On-Vehicle CIS

The V Series is Infotec's on-vehicle display range. The series consists of both LED and TFT displays tested to vehicle specification EN50155. Using a modular approach, the designs can be scaled to suit the wide variety of mounting methods that are seen on-vehicle. Once again the Tetrus controller ensures that these displays offer a beautifully rendered image for the travelling customer.

Understanding Customer Information Systems

Customer information systems (CIS) or passenger information displays (PID) are designed to deliver clear up-to-date information about train, metro / subway, and bus services.

Tetrus: the Future for Passenger Information Technology

Tetrus is the name given to Infotec's latest version of its passenger information display computer-engine. The Tetrus approach is to drive Infotec's newest PID ranges (LED and TFT displays) using the same computer core. One solution infinite possibilities.

Waverly Station Renewal

Waverley Station is the UK’s largest train station located outside London. It is located between the old and modern towns of Edinburgh, adjacent to Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and the Princes Street Gardens.

Infotec Launches Innovative Mobile PID

Infotec has officially launched its latest product, an innovative mobile TFT passenger information display (PID) ideal for special notices or an additional information display at busy periods, which is simple to use and easy to maintain.

New Passenger Information Display Forum Set Up

A survey carried out by leading passenger information display system manufacturer Infotec has seen dozens of people who work in the rail industry express what they feel is currently missing from displays and what the most important considerations are when they procure new CIS equipment.

Displays Feature in Award Stations

Passenger information display specialist Infotec is delighted to see that several stations its systems have been deployed in have been successful in the National Rail Awards 2017. 

New FMs Are a Perfect Match

Full-matrix displays for 28 Abellio Scotrail stations have been designed and manufactured by Infotec, providing the option of advanced functionality as seen in locations such as Didcot in England.

Waterloo Station Revamp Order

A new large format full matrix main passenger information display board and more than 30 single-sided portrait LED displays are being supplied by Infotec as part of an £250,000 order for the revamp of Waterloo Station in London.

Passenger Praise for New Displays

Full matrix passenger information displays designed by Infotec and suppled to C2C stations are being very well received by the travelling public.

ISO 14001 Success

Infotec is pleased to announce successful registration to the Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001: 2015 following an extensive two-day certification audit with the UKAS accredited company, Global Certification Group (UK).

On-Vehicle Displays for Vancouver Metro

Following the successful introduction of on-vehicle passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec on the Vancouver Metro last year, a second order is seeing scores more delivered.

Infotec’s Controller Beats Cyber-Attack

Rail passengers should see no disruption on station information screens manufactured by Ashby-based Infotec as a result of the cyber-attacks rampant at present.

Future-Proof Products for Birmingham International

The biggest TFT passenger information displays ever designed and manufactured by Infotec are now in use at what Virgin Trains is calling 'the station of the future' - Birmingham International.

Infotec Makes Progress on London Bridge Works

With London Bridge station's new concourse now partly open and fitted with Infotec passenger information screens, work has now started on manufacture of displays for phase three of the huge redevelopment project.

Infotec’s Further Investment into In-House Manufacturing

On-going investment by passenger information specialist Infotec into in-house manufacturing capabilities has seen the installation of a Fully Anechoic Chamber (FAC), allowing the market-leading company to test its own equipment to internationally accepted noise criteria.

Infotec at the Forefront in ISO 9001 Transition

Infotec has become one of the first suppliers in the rail industry to successfully achieve certification to ISO 9001: 2015 through Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and accredited by UKAS.

Tetrus Drives Innovative PIDs for Thameslink Programme

The first passenger information displays created by Infotec Ltd for the Thameslink Programme in London have been installed, providing customers with comprehensive information in high definition and with the smoothest possible scrolling.

Large Format LED Displays for Crossrail Station

Large format LED customer information screens (CIS) have been provided by Infotec for Abbey Wood Station, which i currently used by Southeastern's North Kent services and will also become an important stop on the Crossrail line.

Infotec Common Electronics Platform Heading to TRAKO

Infotec is introducing its LED, LCD and TFT display product range to Poland and eastern Europe, showcasing its all-new innovative common electronics platform in full matrix LED, TFT and on-vehicle displays at rail industry fair TRAKO in Gdansk.

More Passenger Information Displays for Mexico City

Following the successful completion of an order for LED / TFT combined passenger information displays for Line 12 in Mexico City in 2012, Infotec has now been asked to create more of the purpose-built displays for the metro system.

Bespoke CIS Display Support for St Pancras

The need to replace an LED CIS display at St Pancras International to provide additional information to passengers required Infotec to align its design with the exacting heritage requirements of the world-famous station.

Investment to Protect On-Vehicle Displays

Investment in equipment and training has been made by customer information display specialist Infotec to enable it to produce coated printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in its new range of on-vehicle displays.

CIS Displays Get Customer Approval

Customers at Hatfield, Stevenage and Finsbury Park railway stations are now able to see customer information displays along the length of the 12-coach train platforms, thanks to work involving Infotec Ltd.

Infotec to Create Crossrail Passenger Information Displays

Passenger information display specialist Infotec has been awarded the contract to design and manufacture TFT displays for nine stations on the central section of Crossrail, a huge investment project involving 42Km of new tunnels under London, UK, and one of the largest infrastructure ventures in Europe.

Infotec Displays ‘Fit for a Queen’

A completely redeveloped station for which passenger information display specialist Infotec has provided a wide range of products and associated services has been officially opened by the Queen.

Locations for Passenger Information Displays Develop

The development of railway stations as appealing places in which to shop, eat and drink, as well as to catch trains is leading to wider use of passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec.

One-Stop Shop Success Brings Second Order

Faced with the need for more displays as a result of platform extensions to accommodate longer trains, First Capital Connect (FCC) decided to use electronic display specialist Infotec as a 'one-stop shop' for the work.

Infotec Assists in Success of £1M Revamp

The recent £1m revamp of Nottingham railway station has seen East Midlands information display systems specialist Infotec provide both temporary and new permanent pieces of equipment to help with the successful completion of the project.

Initiative and Innovation Recognised by Industry Award

UK rail industry electronic display systems supplier Infotec Ltd. has been named winner of a national award designed to recognise initiative and innovation used to make using the railway as inviting, efficient and customer-focused as possible.

New Range Launched At Innotrans

British information display specialist Infotec today launched a new range of display controller technology at Innotrans, the international trade fair for transport technology, in Berlin.

Infotec Attends UK Light Rail Conference

Visitors to the 7th Annual UK Light Rail Conference in Manchester this month will be able to see a real time customer information display and a high-tech information management system in operation that offer a range of benefits to light rail system operators and users.

Infotec Unveils Text-To-Speech Software

Railway station announcements are set to become virtually word-perfect, thanks to significant investment by the British company Infotec whose text-to-speech technology is currently used at over 200 UK stations to provide train service information and security details.

Displays For UK’s Largest Concourse

Work to enable hundreds of additional Thameslink trains to travel into London Bridge station every day are now well underway as part of the Government's £6bn Thameslink programme. The customer information displays for the redevelopment of London Bridge station have been provided by Infotec and are a vital part of keeping the UK's third biggest station running smoothly.

Passenger Information Displays for Dundee Station

A renewal project for the replacement of 18 life-expired CRT displays on the concourse, platforms and waiting areas of Dundee Station has been completed with the help of Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec. The £53,000 contract was awarded by Babcock R

Mobile, Wireless and Battery Powered Passenger Information Displays

The success and popularity of a wireless enabled mobile passenger information unit created for Paddington Station by display specialist Infotec has resulted in orders for a further 12 being placed. Glasgow, Birmingham New Street and several other London stations are among the Network Ra

London Midland Upgrade Passenger Information Displays

Dozens of stations including Bletchley, Leighton Buzzard, Northampton, Tamworth and Wolverton have been supplied with new customer information display equipment by Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec. Part of a massive project to regenerate London Midland st

LCD Passenger Information Displays for London

As part of the redevelopment of City Thameslink, display specialist Infotec has upgraded customer information displays on the London station's platforms and concourses. This was the first of three Thameslink stations to undergo a complete revamp, with Blackfriars and Farringdon to follo

Large Format LCD Clocks for Railways

The development of large format clocks for London Waterloo by Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec is helping to make work easy for dispatch staff on the London station. The fact that Infotec also minimised the need for expensive and potentially difficult to install ca

A to Z Passenger Information Displays

A to Z customer information displays created and supplied by technology and communication company Infotec are making train journeys easier for infrequent users of three South West Trains stations. The boards, part of an impressive order for platform displays at various SWT stations, hav

Infotec Returns To King’s Cross Station

The new Western concourse at London's King's Cross, which features a new customer information display supplied by Infotec, is now open for business, with thousands of passengers passing through every day.

Infotec Delivers Down Mexico Way

A range of developments and adaptations has been made by information display specialist Infotec to fulfil an order for a new rail line in Mexico City.

City Thameslink Gets New Look with Infotec Information Displays

As part of the redevelopment of City Thameslink, display specialist Infotec has recently completed work to upgrade customer information displays on the London station’s platforms and concourses. This is the first of three Thameslink stations to undergo a complete revamp, with Blackfria

Infotec Devises Mobile Customer Information Display for Paddington Station

A 'moving' solution has been devised by Infotec, the company recognised as the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic displays to the UK rail industry, to keep customers in a major London station informed while a £30m roof renovation project is completed.

Infotec Details its Rail Passenger Information Displays

Infotec is the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic customer information displays to the UK rail industry. It designs, manufactures, tests and distributes LED and TFT passenger information displays, and customer information systems (CIS), for railways and bus routes


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