Alstom's test project, scheduled to begin in 2021, will explore implementing Automatic Train Operation in daily passenger operation of regional trains.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
The new Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) will improve the ability of railway companies to issue and control rail passenger tickets across multiple countries and will increase security and help prevent fraud.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.
Can security surveillance systems and associated analytics work in a station environment without disrupting the rail network? Zircon Software Ltd is working to find out.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
ZTR and BlackBerry's new digital solution aims to increase operational efficiency for railcar owners, operators and suppliers.
Due to the continuation of declines in rail freight volumes, Latvian Railways has revised its intentions to implement its planned and ongoing projects.
Network Rail's first digital railway takes major step forward with the announcement of Siemens and Atkins as project partners.
The new video system aims to improve safety and performance by reporting vegetation risks on Welsh railways.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Nokia have completed a proof of concept trial to help define radio frequency for the new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standard.
The contract will see the design, delivery and management of a new digital private cloud platform as part of Network Rail's ongoing digital transformation.