Interior equipment of carriage (sometimes only interior) is the most important
part of the carriage from the passengers´ point of view. Its construction design, functionality and appearance directly affect travel comfort and the liking of the passengers governing their travelling preferences.
The interesting aspects of the carriage interiors include the variety of materials used. In addition to the traditional materials – steel, aluminum and wood – there are recently developed materials such as laminates, plastics, honeycomb, sandwich etc. use of alternative materials allows for implementation of various shapes and favourable weights of the interior equipment components.
VÚKV a.s. deals with research and development of interior equipment for a wide range of railway vehicles, including standard tramways, passenger, express, motor, sleeping and dining cars as well as special-purpose vehicles such as locomotives, saloon cars, conference carriages, social cars, measuring coaches and other vehicle types.
Depending on the vehicle type the interior equipment may include the following construction units:
VÚKV a.s. offers complex solutions from the initial study to the detailed design. The offered activities also include design prepared by the VÚKV a.s. in cooperation with external contractors. Development focuses on practical and ergonomic solutions using all available technical means (such as 3D CAD systems).