Technology

THE rail industry is at a crossroads. On the one hand, the continuing increase in global population and the shift from rural areas to the cities is boosting demand for…
In order to compete effectively in a 21st century economy and society, railway infrastructure managers must be ready to embrace new innovations and technologies to reinvent the service on offer,…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) is starting to use IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud to monitor train and infrastructure performance in real-time.
TESTING of the ERSAT EAV satellite signalling system concluded on February 24, when the operation of the technology was demonstrated to guests including Mr Josef Doppelbauer, executive director of the…
SIEMENS has won a €40m contract to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the initial two lines of the Nagpur metro in India.
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has launched a new strategy which aims to combine its existing strengths with new technology to enable it to increase capacity, offer door-to-door journeys, and develop…
SCIENTISTS at the University of Birmingham, Britain, have developed application which enables passengers to measure ride comfort using their smart phones.
BRITISH digital services company Worldline announced on February 13 that it has been awarded a four-year contract by Transport for London (TfL) to provide passenger information across 22 stations on…
A four-month trial using sensors mounted on trams to monitor air pollution has begun in the French city of Grenoble.
ELBIT Systems, alongside its French partner Corys, announced on January 12 that it has won a tender to build simulators to train Israel Railways’ (IR) drivers.
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