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Western Australia Rail, Australia

  • Calibre Rail, Australia
  • Calibre Rail, Australia
  • Lamp efficacy

    Lamp efficacy

    Ensuring the lamp efficiently converts electricity into light (lm/W).

  • Ballast classification

    Ballast classification

    Controlling the electricity supply to the lamp (Energy Efficiency Index).

  • Luminaire distribution

    Luminaire distribution

    Orus’ wide optic allows the luminaires to be well spaced at 12m apart. In turn, this reduces the quantity of fittings and therefore overall energy consumption.

  • System efficacy

    System efficacy

    Combining optical and thermal control within the luminaire (luminaire lm/W).

  • Presence/absence detection

    Presence/absence detection

    Presence: Lights automatically turn on/off with movement. Absence: Lights automatically turn off and must be manually switched on.

  • Daylight detection

    Daylight detection

    Artificial lighting which responds to the natural light conditions.

  • Constant illuminance

    Constant illuminance

    A function designed to produce correct light levels for the duration of the maintenance period.

  • Task-scene setting

    Task-scene setting

    Allowing the user to set scenes and adapt the lighting to different tasks.

  • Timed off

    Timed off

    Automatic cut-off can be installed to turn all lights off during unoccupied hours.

  • Task lighting

    Task lighting

    Lighting task areas with the correct amount of light.

  • Zoning of lighting

    Zoning of lighting

    Lighting is zoned according to area use.

  • Maintenance schedule

    Maintenance schedule

    The use of an optic highly resistant to damage or degradation combined with a low luminaire mounting height ensures maintenance is simple, reducing the need for over-lighting to compensate for light loss through degradation of luminaire performance or lamp failure

  • Waste light

    Waste light

    Precise optical control and luminaire aiming minimises spill light, so no energy is wasted lighting the wrong area.

  • Reflectance


    Taking advantage of light which is reflected from the surface within the space.

  • Visible smart metering

    Visible smart metering

    Results of actions can be quickly seen as increased or decreased energy use to encourage responsible energy consumption.

Orus bollards illuminate remote rail track in Western Australia

A new remote rail track in Western Australia is now equipped with 500 customised Orus bollard luminaires(60W) to provide the optimum 12m spacing required to illuminate the track while avoiding the maintenance challenge associated with high columns.

Orus incorporates Flat Beam® technology specifically developed for low-level mounting. A special bi-directional optic provides a unique light distribution, excellent uniformity with no glare and a low mounting height of 0.9m.

Placing light exactly where it is needed, the Flat Beam® technology satisfies the most demanding standards for safety. It provides increased perceived brightness and visibility and helps drivers to detect static or moving obstacles at all speeds, in addition to this Orus' optics also provide the perfect illumination for track or train maintenance.

To increase the speed, and in turn, reduce the cost of the installation, Orus was customized by adding an external junction box inside and to the base of the bollard. This ensured the installer only needed to connect the pre-assembled bollard to the mains power. It also eliminated the need to dismantle the product to get access to the terminal block.

For durability, Orus features a powder-coated steel with UV stabilised polycarbonate enclosure. This protects the bollard against graffiti and provides extra scratch resistance in the harsh, remote conditions.


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Key facts

  • Lamp: 60W CPO-TW
  • Spacing between each bollard: 12m
  • Lux: 35