Rail Doors

John Gilbert and Co. has been successfully supplying rail doors into the Australian market for over a decade.

We design and manufacture:
I ntercarriage Doors
Emergency Doors
Cab Doors

John Gilbert & Co. is experienced in flammability testing for rail projects:
BS476 (part 20 / 22)
AS 1530.4:2005


An innovative range of flush bonded window systems offers total flexibility for customised designs.

Hopper and sliding windows in almost any configuration, coupled with an extensive range of tinted and performance glass, are available with technical support to assist in optimising air flow and heat reduction.

Bus and Coach Doors

John Gilbert door equipment has been designed for long service life and maximum reliability, following many years of experience in the transit industry.

Door leaves are aluminium-framed and flush direct-glazed, and are light and strong. The actuating mechanisms are pneumatic and, mounted over the doorway on a purpose-made extruded aluminium baseplate, contoured to blend with the vehicle trim.

Numerous other control systems and safety devices, pneumatic and electro-pneumatic, are available and can be tailored to suit the operator's specific requirements.

Roof Hatches

Designed to ADR 44/02
FRP Cover
Aluminium Extrusion Frames
Emergency operation through 100 degress for escape egress.