Altro Limited

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Company overview

Established in 1919, Altro Limited transforms ordinary spaces with its high-quality, durable flooring. Today, it operates across a network of global offices, supporting clients in the education, health and care, hospitality, housing, and transport sectors.

And, as part of its work in the transport sector, family-founded Altro Limited develops and manufactures top-quality rail flooring. This involves partnering with rolling stock manufacturers, operators, and leasing companies to design solutions that improve the passenger experience and streamline maintenance and assembly.  Durable, safe, compliant, and slip-resistant, its flooring is used in stations and vehicles. Clients can choose from a range of materials and colours, ensuring they create the right environment.

Suitable for a range of applications, Altro Limited’s rail portfolio includes:

Altro Transflor Tungsten™

Available rolled or pre-cut, this 2mm acrylic safety flooring is EN 45545 HL2 compliant. Suitable for intercity trains, commuter trains, high-speed trains, trams, airport transit shuttles, and stations.

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Altro Transflor Motus™

This high-performance rail flooring is EN 45545 HL-2 compliant and features PUR coating. Practical, robust, and easy to clean, it’s ideal for metros and high-speed and commuter trains.

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Pre-cut flooring service

Altro Limited’s pre-cut flooring service helps OEMs and refurbishment specialists to streamline the installation process, saving time and reducing waste. The company uses innovative technology to cut flooring to size, delivering it in convenient rolls, ready to fit. In the UK, offcuts are recycled via an in-house system, further reducing waste.

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Case study

Great Western Railway (GWR) – interior upgrade

When Great Western Railway (GWR) established that its 16X fleet needed an interior upgrade, it turned to Altro Limited for support. The company provided new acrylic safety floor coverings in vestibules, toilets, saloons, and driver’s cabs, enhancing the passenger experience and ensuring that the trains were in keeping with GWR’s other fleets.