Heavy Rail Custom Glass Solutions for Train Windows and Windshields

Custom Glass Solutions delivers Mass Transit Glass products for heavy rail systems that keep North Americans moving and working in large cities and metro areas. For rapid transit, elevated subways and metro train lines, our custom glass solutions for rail window systems include framed windshields, heated glass, laminated safety glass, light-control glass, sliding & locking side windows, vandal-proof glass, noise-dampening glass and more options. Get your passengers where they need to go with increased comfort and safety with our train glass solutions for heavy rail!

See use cases for our heavy-rail glass solutions below.

Heavy Rail

Also referred to as Rapid Transit, Elevated Subway, Metro and Rapid Rail

Reference Projects

Location: New York City, New York USA
System: New York City Transit
Project: R-142 rapid transit cars
Rail car builder: Bombardier Transportation
Project: R-142-A rapid transit cars
Rail car builder: Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.
Project: R-160 rapid transit cars
Rail car builder: Alstom Transportation
Project: R-179 rapid transit cars
Rail car builder: Bombardier Transportation

CGS products:

  • Framed windshields heated with CGS wire-grid technology, laminated with Spallshield® composite
  • Aluminum framed side vent windows with Vandal Shield® protective film
  • Cab side balance drop sash windows
  • Aluminum framed side and end door windows
  • Cab door windows with Vikuti™ light control film
New York City, New York USA

Location: Washington D.C. USA
System: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
Project: Series 6000 rapid rail cars
Rail car builder: Alstom
Project: Series 7000 rapid rail cars
Rail car builder: Kawasaki

CGS products:

  • Windshields heated with CGS wire-grid technology, laminated with Spallshield composite
  • Cab side horizontal sliding sash windows with locks and latches
  • Fixed side and door windows, FRA Type II laminated glass
Washington D.C. USA

Location: Atlanta, Georgia USA
System: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Project: CQ-312 rapid transit rail cars for
Rail car builder: Breda Railway Construction

CGS products:

  • Windshields heated with CGS wire-grid technology and laminated with Spallshield composite
  • Side passenger windows, FRA Type II laminated glass
Atlanta, Georgia USA

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