UK-based Zonegreen has been awarded a contract in Australia to supply its SMART Depot Personnel Protection System in partnership with Australian firm Andrew Engineering.The contract sees Zonegreen’s highly-advanced SMART DPPS™ system being installed on 13 roads at a depot in Sydney.

The system will be used to protect staff and equipment from harm when working within the depots, and works using intelligent control and communication technology.

Electronic personnel datakeys identify staff working in different safety zones, helping minimise accidents and promote safe working practices within the workplace.


Leading Australian rail company Andrew Engineering is due to carry out the installation works, under the guidance of Zonegreen’s expert researchers and engineers.

The partnership with Andrew Engineering allows Zonegreen the scope to meet the needs of the rapidly expanding Australian rail market.

Zonegreen’s managing director, Tony Hague, said:

“We are delighted to bring our extensive knowledge and experience in designing safety systems for rail depots to the Australian market. There’s significant potential for improved safety and efficiency within Australia’s growing number of traincare depots, and we are well placed to assist in that process.

“Quality, safety and reliability are at the core of our company values; by developing long-term working relationships with our clients, we ensure our products consistently meet the highest standards of safety.”

• Zonegreen’s SMART DPPS™ is now installed at the vast majority of new UK traincare depots as well as a growing number of depots worldwide.