Public Seating For Transport

Wherever in the world, there are large numbers of people waiting for public transport, rest assured you’ll find the Zoeftig range of high-performance public seating solutions for transport.

Whether it’s for train or metro stations, bus depots or ferry terminals, trust Zoeftig to provide just the right public seating solution you’re looking for.

Setting the standard for public seating transport

Our renowned public seating for transport environments have been successfully installed into many waiting areas around the world, from Dover to Dubai, and our long and ever-growing list of blue-chip clients includes Arriva, National Express, Irish Rail, First Group, ScotRail, Port of Dover, Network Rail, Associated British Ports and Dubai Metro – to name but a few.

Zoeftig boasts a comprehensive range of public seating solutions for the transport sector in a wide variety of finishes. With design and innovation central to the Zoeftig business vision, you can trust our experienced design team to tailor precisely the right seating system to meet your most specific needs. Working closely with the station, depot or terminal planning, operations personnel, architects and designers, we will configure a solution to any transport seating specification, for any budget – to create the ideal waiting area experience.

Time and time again, where no existing product will suffice, Zoeftig has gone above and beyond to develop the technology and conceive an entirely new seating solution. An innovative custom-built special that’s designed to match the client’s most precise requirements.

Whether you’re getting a standard solution from Zoeftig or something completely bespoke, the end result is always the same. Public seating stylish and comfortable enough to create a welcoming and inviting environment for passengers, but also robust and durable enough to withstand the rigours of daily use by many thousands of travellers.


What are the different types of public seating for transport companies?

There are different types of waiting room seating that are commonly used, including bench seating, modular seating, and sectional seating. Bench seating is a row of seats joined together by a common base, whereas modular seating consists of individual seats that can be combined in different configurations. Sectional seating is a type of modular seating consisting of multiple units that can be arranged in various shapes and sizes to create different seating configurations.

What is the typical design of public transport waiting room seating?

The design of waiting room seating varies depending on the specific needs and aesthetic preferences of the space. Waiting room seating can range from simple and functional to stylish and luxurious. Common design features may include ergonomically designed seats, durable materials, and easy-to-clean surfaces. The design may also incorporate features such as charging ports, cup holders, and tables for personal items.

What kind of materials are typically used in public transport waiting room seating?

Waiting room seating can be made from a variety of materials, depending on the desired aesthetic, comfort level, and durability. Common materials used include metal, plastic, wood, and fabric. Upholstery materials such as leather, vinyl, and various types of fabric can be used to provide comfort and style. Where possible we also explore the use of eco-friendly materials, such as recycled plastic and sustainable wood, to minimise the environmental impact of products.

How many people can typically be accommodated on waiting room seating?

The number of people that can be accommodated on waiting room seating depends on the specific seating configuration and the size of the space. Typically, waiting room seating can accommodate anywhere from a few people to several hundred, depending on the needs of the space. Seating configurations can range from individual chairs to bench seating, sectional seating, or modular seating that can be easily reconfigured to accommodate different group sizes.

What factors should be considered when selecting waiting room seating?

When selecting waiting room seating, several factors should be considered, including comfort, durability, ease of maintenance, and aesthetic appeal. Other important factors include the size and layout of the space, the number of people to be accommodated, and the intended use of the seating area. We can also provide customization options such as color choices, upholstery materials, and additional features like charging ports.

What kind of maintenance is required for waiting room seating?

The maintenance required for waiting room seating depends on the specific materials used in the construction of the seating. Generally, regular cleaning and inspection of the seating is recommended to ensure that any dirt or stains are promptly removed and any defects or damage are repaired. The frequency of maintenance may also depend on the amount of use the seating receives, with heavily-used seating requiring more frequent cleaning and upkeep.

What is the typical lifespan of waiting room seating?

The typical lifespan of waiting room seating varies depending on several factors, including the type of materials used in the construction of the seating, the amount of use the seating receives, and the level of maintenance provided. Generally, well-maintained waiting room seating can last for many years or even decades, while poorly-maintained seating may require more frequent repairs and replacements.

Are there any sustainability considerations in waiting room seating design and manufacturing?

Yes, sustainability considerations are a high priority in all of our airport seating manufacturing. We explore the use of sustainable materials, such as recycled plastic and renewable wood, to reduce the environmental impact of our products. Additionally, we implement sustainable design principles, such as modular seating that can be easily reconfigured and reused, to minimise waste and increase product lifespan.