Installing tactile pavers to rail platforms and pedestrianised areas can be impractical with major issues relating to station disruption, product transportation, manual handling and excessive noise pollution from surface excavation.
Due to the absence of tactile paving you can now see why 13,000 accidents per annum) were recorded at railway stations and platforms nationwide. Furthermore many tactile systems are impossible to install on some platform construction types.
How can station operators comply with stringent Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) guidelines? V RAIL is the answer.
Visul Systems has developed a high quality surface mounted paving system which fulfils stringent DDA and rail industry requirements. V RAIL has significant benefits including, no surface excavation is required, will 100% adhere to any clean sound surface, is lightweight (1.5kg), extremely tough and durable.
Also the system utilises environmentally friendly products and is used/approved by service providers nationwide. Moreover platform closures are not required as Visuls specialist rail contracting arm Universal Sealants (UK) Limited typically install of 60 linear metres per overnight possession (34 hours).
In application, the permanent flexibility of the tiles and colour matched bonding material reduces expansion stresses and can be used as a levelling compound thus ensuring a 100% bond on challenging surfaces.
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