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Passenger Information Displays

Infotec is the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic customer information displays to the UK rail industry.

The Maltings,
Tamworth Road,
LE65 2PS,
United Kingdom
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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.

A range of announcement boards are available for train station concourses.
Passenger information displays are available for around the station.
Passenger information displays are available for next departures at train station platforms.
Multi-function displays can be provided for train station platforms.
Infotec supplies next train indicators for railway platforms.
Infotec delivered passenger information display panels for Northern Rail in the UK.
Infotec supplies flight information boards for airports.
  • 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.

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.

Waverley 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.

16 August 2018

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.

31 January 2018

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. 

27 November 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.

22 November 2017

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.

15 November 2017

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.

8 November 2017

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).

2 November 2017


The Maltings
Tamworth Road
LE65 2PS
United Kingdom

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