Holmestrand train station is a new station engineered into the mountainside of the Holmestrand municipality along a tunnel 12km in length. The officially titled “Holm-Nykirke project” incorporating the construction of the double-track tunnel and the construction of the train station began in the Summer 2010. Blasting of the rock cavern, to thirty five metres wide and eighteen metres high commenced in December 2011 and concluded in 2014.
ASL had already supplied long-line PAVA systems to more than 300 stations for Bane NOR, however Holmestrand station was the first to utilise ASL’s new VIPEDIA range of products. The VIPEDIA range which includes audio routers, amplifiers and microphones, are all certified to safety standard EN54-16 and internationally recognised by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB).