Operating and safety equipment

All-round, carefree tunnel technology with Kummler+Matter EVT. Operating and safety equipment helps to ensure safe road and tunnel infrastructures. With know-how and experience, Kummler+Matter EVT is your competent partner for the planning and installation of all operational and safety equipment.


Swiss roads, and road tunnels in particular, are some of the safest structures in the world’s road networks thanks to extensive, and technically advanced, operational and safety equipment (BSA). The demands on road tunnel projects are increasing, especially when traffic is becoming ever more dense and hectic. Environmental conditions are usually extremely demanding, and the infrastructure investments are considerable. Kummler+Matter EVT has made it its business to ensure the operators have reliable, efficient, flexible and safe systems, even after twenty years. That is why Kummler+Matter EVT supports its customers with expertise right from the planning phase, and it provides all relevant services up to and including commissioning and maintenance. Thanks to its many years of experience, Kummler+Matter EVT always maintains an overview of all relevant interfaces, and can therefore optimise the process steps. This is how sustainable and reliable solutions are created.

Demand-oriented services, from individual packages to complete solutions - individual and flexible

  • Planning
  • Engineering
  • Execution
  • Commissioning
  • Maintenance


Kummler+Matter EVT provides advice to its customers regarding all operational and safety equipment, which is important in the restoration or new construction of tunnels and roads. If desired, Kummler+Matter EVT will handle the overall project planning and carry out all work from a single source.


For the various safety equipment components, foundations, statics, energy, lighting, ventilation, signalling, monitoring, fire alarm and control systems and many other factors are calculated and planned.


The operating and safety equipment is assembled and installed by specialist teams. The experts have access to special vehicles, which have been specially developed for use in tunnels and on roads, for all of the work that needs to be done. These include, for example, sky-workers, tunnel vehicles with lifting platforms, milling machines or cable pulling machines.


All systems are tested and commissioned. Safety tests are carried out. Maintenance. Kummler+Matter EVT offers a 24-hour call-out service as well as regular maintenance and cleaning.


Kummler+Matter EVT offers a 24-hour on-call service as well as regular maintenance and cleaning.

Technical highlights

  • Service gallery
  • Cable pulling
  • Route construction
  • Underfloor sealing
  • Vehicles
  • Trenchless piping

Your advantages

  • Smooth overall planning and implementation of public lighting projects - from simple projects to comprehensive, complex undertakings.

  • Experts from all areas work hand-in-hand at Kummler+Matter EVT: electrical engineers, structural engineers, civil engineers and experienced network electricians. Laborious coordination activities can therefore be dispensed with - Kummler+Matter EVT takes care of everything for you.

  • Kummler+Matter EVT has all of the machines, equipment and vehicles needed in its own inventory - from telescopic lifting platforms to cable pulling equipment and temporary emergency power generators.

The right equipment - from simple applications to complex solutions

Operating and safety equipment. As a manufacturer-independent technical expert, Kummler+Matter EVT offers access to an extensive network of suppliers of high-quality, trendsetting operating and safety equipment products.

Today's modern tunnels have sophisticated safety technology, often with parallel tunnels for rapid evacuation. The interaction of individual safety equipment is an important part of operating a tunnel safely nowadays. The range of products of Kummler+Matter EVT covers all electrotechnical equipment requirements for roads, tunnels and subways in Switzerland. So that you can build according to all safety guidelines.

  • Power supply (from MV to LV, emergency power, extra-low voltage, earthing)

  • Lighting (entry and pass-through, guidance system, fire emergency, operational buildings, roads, escape routes, SOS niches)

  • Tunnel ventilation (axial fans, jet fans, fire shutters)

  • Infrastructure facilities (control centres, works management tunnel, retention basins, pumping stations)

  • Signalling (static and dynamic traffic signals, signals for escape routes and central reserve crossover guidance system)

  • Surveillance systems (fire alarm systems, smoke detectors, video systems, etc.)

  • Communication and control technology (emergency telephone systems, tunnel radio, mobile telephony, networks control systems etc.)

  • Extinguishing facilities (water supply lines, hydrants, hand fire extinguishers)

  • Traffic management and traffic data collection

  • Auxiliary devices

Your benefits

You keep your operating costs under control

  • Flexible, economical solutions
  • Integrated and scalable overall systems
  • Optimised operating costs


You can rely on the material

  • Outstanding performance
  • A long service life, designed for the specific conditions in tunnels and on roads
  • System components from leading manufacturers


You can be sure

  • State-of-the-art systems
  • Optimised dimensioning
  • Compliance with all legal
  • requirements