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Flooring for Transportation

Transport floors must always put safety first. Flooring in transportation needs to comply with a wide range of regulations: Fire protection, slip resistance and other features are crucial. Floors for transportation must be extremely resistant while also being easy to maintain.

Safer transportation with nora flooring solutions

Flooring for rail vehicles and busses

People travel many hours each day to go to work or school, see friends, go shopping or to see places. Safe bus floorings and train floors play a major role in ensuring safe journeys. This is why nora transport floor coverings always put safety first. The protection of passengers is a key design factor for our flooring. Some of the most common injuries occur from falls due to slipping on unreliable surfaces. With nora special transport flooring solutions, we’ll help you minimize the risk of slipping and falling in buses, trains, passenger cars, metros, subways, tramways, light rail, high speed trains and other vehicles. nora – the safer floor for transportation.

Flooring for ships and offshore

Flooring for ships, tankers, cruise vessels, ferries, work boats and oil rigs must meet the unique demands of these complex areas. Safety requirements and a wide range of different regulations all need to be complied with. Floors for transportation must be extremely resistant to withstand the intense traffic and conditions in a marine environment.

Approved marine flooring solutions – IMO flooring and safety requirements for transportation

nora floors for transportation meet the relevant safety requirements for fire protection in local, regional and long-distance traffic and on ships to ensure passenger safety. nora transportation floor coverings meet the highest requirements of all international fire protection regulations (EN 45545, DIN 5510-2, BS 6853:1999, NF-F 16-101, NFPA 130, UIC 564-2/12 and IMO).

Solutions for transport floors

nora inlays for floors in buses and trains, as well as ships and boats, can be highly effective as signage and guiding systems. nora flooring transportation solutions are among the longest lasting floorings in transportation and can now be installed with the new self-adhesive nTx system in a fraction of the time. Learn more about how to reduce installation time significantly with the new nTx flooring for transportation solution.

Transportation Applications

Ships & Offshore

Fire Protection
Fire protection

If there is a fire, every second counts. Fhe fire and smoke properties of the materials used in construction are important. nora rubber floor coverings are flame-retardant (according to EN 13 501) and fire-toxicologically safe (according to the German standard DIN 53436). 


Specific flooring solutions for fire protection for trains and rail vehicles, busses, ships and offshore platforms ›

Slip resistance
transportation rutschsicherheit 645

Safety is top priority, whether its children at play or travelers rushing to make their next connection. Some of the most common injuries occur from falls due to slipping on unreliable floors. With our solutions, we’ll help you minimize the risk of slipping and falling – preventing medical leaves, absences, lost productivity time, and even lawsuits.


Specific solutions for slip resistant floorings for trains and rail vehicles, busses, ships and offshore platforms ›


General information on slip resistant floorings ›


Flooring plays a central role in your interior design. Due to the large area that it covers, it has an enormous impact on the overall impact of your design. Inlays give you unlimited possibilities for elevating your space. Create patterns, effects, wayfinding systems, or brand-specific elements –your imagination can be boundless.


Specific solutions for flooring inlays for rail vehicles, busses, ships and offshore ›

Learn more about inlays ›

Quick Installation System

The complex and time-intensive installation of floor coverings can result in downtimes that can have a negative impact on your passengers and intended timelines of service.

Utilizing nora nTx – a revolutionary fast self-adhesive system - allows you to install nora rubber flooring quickly and easily, thus minimizing overall costs and downtime. The floor is immediately usable, and drying times are eliminated entirely when using this unique technology.


Specific solutions with the nora nTx quick installation system for transportation ›


General information about the quick installation system nora nTx ›


nora nTx standard assortment ›

Car Kit

Cutting the materials you require for your vehicle on location results in long downtimes and associated costs. nora offers “rail car kit” deliveries, that provide you ready-made, pre-cut goods. Since the blank cuts are clearly marked with labels, you can avoid long prep times and the risk of accidentally interchanging the goods on site.



Specific solutions about Car Kits

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InnoTrans 2024 

24. - 27. September 2024 | Expo Center City, Berlin
Germany | Trade Fair

The 14th leading international trade fair for transport technology will take place in Berlin from 24 to 27 September. nora systems will be there as an exhibitor. We look forward to seeing you at booth 335 in hall 3.1!

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