Ref:  : Locomotive FFC and DVR for 201 Locomotives
Iarnród Éireann (IÉ) has a requirement for the services of a specialist company to supply a railway approved CCTV Recorder (DVR), with removable drive system and fully compatible HD IP forward facing cameras that are reliable and fit for use on rail vehicles, with the core requirement being the supply of a high quality replacement DVR unit that can be fitted to the existing installation / arrangement with a minimum of interfacing or modification. Applicants are being asked by IÉ to participate in a tender process for the supply of railway approved CCTV equipment
Iarnród Éireann (IÉ) currently operate and maintain a fleet of 201 locomotives originally built by Elecrtro Motive Diesel (EMD) Canada. The running fleet size currently stands at 22 locomotives with 8 performing cross-border services in conjunction with Northern Ireland Railways (NIR). A further 10 locomotives are currently in long term storage. The 201 Locomotive fleet is primarily maintained at IÉ’s Inchicore Running Shed Depot and workshops in Dublin, with some minor running maintenance performed at locations in Cork and Belfast.
There are two driving cabs per locomotive. DC voltage is 72VDC nominal provided by SAFT SRX 1500P 420Ah Ni-Cad battery. The locomotives electrical system is of an isolated floating ground design. As such, the recorder and associated equipment that is being supplied must be electrically compatible with this arrangement. The services to be supplied will include the DVR, IP cameras and all equipment necessary to fully integrate it into the existing vehicles including brackets, cables, connectors, power supplies (DC/DC converters) and ethernet switches required.
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