VDS Rail's Gigabit Ethernet Consist Switch is a Gigabit Ethernet managed switch designed for network applications in Rolling-Stock environments.
Besides providing wire-speed layer 2 forwarding, this switch also supports Layer 3 capabilities, allowing IPv4 unicast and multicast routing among different VLANs. Layer 3 extensions include inter-VLAN routing with packet filtering together with NAT. OSPF and RIP dynamic protocols are also supported.
This Consist Switch supports up to eight (8) FastEthernet ports withoptional PoE+ capability plus six (6) Gigabit Ethernet ports. Besides the standard features provided by this class of devices, this Consist Switch provides advanced software facilities for on-board network discovery and configuration.
This EN 50155-compliant switch is equipped with up to 2 bypasses, making the device completely transparent to the network in case of power loss or failure.