Film applications for public transport


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27 October 2022

Thesis presented at University of Twente

Yesterday was a special day. We congratulated our graduation intern Ellen Siebers who successfully presented and defended her Master Thesis 'LCA of film as part of the conservationsystem on trains:
Current and future scenarios.'
It presents the results of the (prospective) life cycle assessment (LCA) conducted for Fleetshield to answer two main questions:
1. Is a train’s conservation system with film better for the environment than a conservation system with only paints?
2. What is the best direction for the future when looking at the environmental impact of film?
To answer the first question, a life cycle assessment (LCA) was carried out to compare the conservation system of a train without film, to the conservation system including film.
The results of this LCA are very promising. To answer the second question, scenario modeling was used and Ellen created an interactive tool especially for Fleetshield to be able to offer a frame of reference in the discussion about future directions. 
The diploma was presented to her by Prof.Dr.Ir. L.A.M. van Dongen, professor Maintenance Engineering and chairman of the Department of Design, Production and Management at the University of Twente with whom Fleetshield has maintained excellent contact for many years. We thank #NSand #3M for their cooperation and the faculty team 'Engineering Technology' from Twente University for their continuous support. We are very proud of Ellen and we wish her a very successful future career.#DecisionMaking #Railway #AssetManagement #Engineering #LifeCycle #environment #conservation #costsaving #branding #sustainability #wastemanagement #environmental #watermanagement #continuousimprovement #film #thesis #executiveboard#graduation

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20 May 2022

Successful Ecolromat 2022

As with so many events in recent weeks and months, the joy of finally exchanging ideas with colleagues and experts from our own community prevailed at ECOLROMAT 2022. Coating experts from railway operators, OEMs, TIER1 suppliers and many other experts from seven European countries discussed what is driving the industry.

Our CEO Jeroen van Son and Product Development Specialist Michael Jost from 3M Germany held a presentation with the title: 'Cohesion of films and paint for sustainable and efficient solutions'

For a copy of the presentation please write to:

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29 November 2021

CAF Inneo metro units for the city of Amsterdam

Fleetshield ‘wraps’ the ex- and interior with special protective film.

LinkedIn Post


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11 November 2021

RubY Behind the scenes - In the heart of the renovation


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15 September 2021

The Connecting Europe Express!

Bringing Connecting Europe Express to life!

The journey from making an inventory in eight European countries to realisation of wrapped trains that will pass 26 member states and a 100+ cities Watch the video


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1 September 2021

The Connecting Europe Express!

We are working hard to make sure the CEE will be ready to go ‘on tour’. 26 countries in 36 days! What a journey!

In Paris (NCF), Madrid (Renfe), Vienna(OBB) coaches have been finished already. Last week we finalise the DB(German Railways), MAV ( Hungarian Railways), FS (Italian Railways) coaches in Zürich! And in September we will complete the CEE with the ‘Baltic train’ from LTE in Vilnius.

Connecting Europe Express

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24 April 2021

Anti-microbial foil in Public Transport

This article gives good insight on how an authority on traveller behaviour (dr Mark van Hagen) sees opportunities to regain trust of travellers in Public Transport by implementing our Promax anti-microbial foil.

The future of train traveller behaviour: Lessons from Rail Tec Europe

Please contact us for our anit-viral products.

Mail: or calll. 0347-366766

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15 April 2019

Thalys announces start of The Tour de France.

Did you know that The Tour de France will start in Brussels this year. ‘Le Grand Depart’ will be on July 6. #EddyMerckx ,a Belgian cyclist and five times winner of the Tour de France, welcomed the special #Thalys train on March 28th and placed his signature on the train.


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15 April 2019

Graffiti Symposium 22 May 2019

Date Wednesday 22 May 2019
Time 13.00 - 17.30 hours
Location 'Het oude magazijn', Soesterweg 310F, 3812 BH Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Symposium website

Fleetshield & Railforum are organising a graffiti symposium on 22 May in collaboration with Fleetshield. Various international speakers give a presentation about the origin of graffiti; the subcultures including crime; programs for discouragement; graffiti tourism in Europe and the effects on social security. Naturally we don't  skip the Dutch approach. All presentations are given in English.

Fore more information about the programme and speakers please visit the website of the Symposium

Foto Paul Murphy (Unsplash)

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