Extension Line D Tram Bordeaux | France

The Bordeaux tramway was the first French tram system equipped with a Frauscher axle counting system, benefitting from the innovative management methods like Counting Head Control.

The D line of the Bordeaux tramway is a tram line which is around 10 kilometres long. A significant challenge of D line is both the availability and reliability of the signals that allow rolling stock to move without incident.

The implementation of the Frauscher Advanced Counter FAdC and Frauscher Wheel Sensor RSR180 support the innovative concept of Counting Head Control. The patented management method can be implemented without additional hardware and compensates counting errors which are common in urban areas.

Innovative management methods

Counting Head Control CHC is a patented concept by Frauscher which supports the availability of operations.

Patented rail claw

The Frauscher Rail Claw SK420 perfectly fits for grooved rails and has been developed especially for this field.

Project details
Country or region
Tram & Metro
Axle Counting
Frauscher Advanced Counter FAdC
Wheel Detection
Track vacancy detection
Counting Head
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