IDA TRANSPORT DESIGN PORTFOLIO


PROJECT: Next Generation Subway Cars

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2016

IDA developed the interior for CRRC’s award winning Next Gen Subway Cars from a clean sheet of paper. Design support included concept generation, interior styling, 3D visualisation renderings, interior detailing, 3D modelling and ergonomics. The concept demonstrates both latest and future thinking with see-through touch information displays in the windows, colour changing LED lighting, and use of carbon fibre to make significant weight savings.   


PROJECT: Fuxing CR400BF Standard EMU

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2017

Following the success of the Phoenix High Speed Train, IDA was again commissioned by CRRC to further optimise the Phoenix design to improve performance. Our work included the industrial design of the interior, exterior and driver’s cab, with the main deliverable being 3D data of all visible surfaces and 3D visualisation renderings. The redesign went into volume production and can be seen in regular service in North East China. You can even buy a 1:87 scale model online!


PROJECT: Guangzhou Metro Line 14 & Line 21

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2015

IDA was commissioned by CRRC to create exterior styling for the new Guangzhou Metro Line 14 and Line 21  passenger vehicles. The brief was to create 2 distinctively different fronts ends that mate to a common car body, taking a modular approach to the design. IDA created a distinctively Chinese look for both cars, taking inspiration from Guangzhou city and its natural surrounds


PROJECT: 350km/h High Speed EMU

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2014

The first Australian designed High Speed Train. IDA won the bid against several of Europe's top transport design houses to design CRRC CRC's new high speed train. IDA completed full interior, exterior and driver's cab design.


PROJECT: HDX1G 8 Axle High Speed Locomotive.

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2015

Exterior styling for CRRC's dramatic new 200kmh locomotive. Winner of a 2015 Red Star Design Award.


PROJECT: Macedonia EMU/DMU

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2014/2015

China's first passenger train exported to a European market. Interior Design, Exterior Design and Drivers Cab all created by IDA.


PROJECT: Boston Subway Bid Concepts

CLEINT: Fordyno PTY LTD

YEAR: 2015

Interior, Exterior and Driver's cab concept design for new Boston Subway rolling stock.


PROJECT: Quick Charge Electric Bus Livery

CLIENT: CSR Electric Trolley Bus

YEAR: 2014

IDA created a range of livery designs that expressed latest technology, eco friendliness, and enhanced the overall design of the buses


PROJECT: Ampang Line EMU Human Factors Report

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2013

A full human factors report of Kuala Lumpur's new Ampang Line EMU to validate the vehicle design.


PROJECT: Rapid Transit A-Car

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2013

IDA won the commission to design a new medium speed Rapid Transit train to be built by CRRC Changchun for intercity use in international markets. The design features modular design to allow the same platform to be built up into different configurations such as a metro or intercity EMU.


PROJECT: Rapid Transit C-Car

CLIENT: CRRC China

YEAR: 2013

The C-Car variant of the Rapid Transit project shows styling more appropriate for a metro EMU with clean angular lines sweeping around the front, front emergency exits as well as more entry/exit points along the side of the cars. 


MARINE CONCEPTS

IDA has been approached many times to create styling concepts for marine projects - here is a sample of those concepts.


ROAD TRANSPORT CONCEPTS

IDA Designers have been involved in several road transport design projects over the years. Here is a sample of the skills we bring to the table in these projects


LIGHT RAIL VEHICLE CONCEPTS