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Helsinki Metro and Tramway Secured

Netcon 500 provides secure control and monitoring of the Helsinki Metro and Tramway electricity distribution network. Cyber-secure automation system for the mass transit distribution network.

From 2002 to the present day, Netcontrol have provided
complete automation solution for the Helsinki Metro and Tramway electrical distribution network.

Netcontrol’s Netcon 3000 SCADA system combined with our Netcon 500 and RTU28 units provide the network operator with a fully supervised automation control system.

With our solutions, Netcontrol’s RTU’s provide telecontrol to monitor and control the electrical distribution for the Helsinki Metro and Tramway.




Helsinki Metro

Currently the Helsinki Metro utilises the following equipment:

Netcon 3000 SCADA and Hot Standby/Redundant Gateway Servers
25+ Netcon 500 RTU/Gateways using IEC60870-5-104

Using the optical fibre communication network, the Netcon 500 RTU’s provide the Helsinki Metro system’s telecontrol of the power distribution network for light rail.

Over the past 10 years, the Netcontrol have supplied additional Netcon 500 units and continued to support Helsinki Metro with their requirements for secure telecontrol of their network.

Helsinki Tramway

The Helsinki Tramway services employ the following equipment:

Netcon 300 SCADA and  Hot Standby/Redundant Gateway Servers
10+ Netcon 500 RTU/Gateways using IEC60870-5-104
12+ RTU28 using IEC60870-5-104

The Netcon 3000 SCADA is congifured for fully hot stanby redundant operation control providing a reliable and fail-safe solution. The Tramway uses convential copper twisted pair dedicated lines for communications infrastructure.