“Data only acquires meaning when it is combined with physical observations and models. Then it becomes information”, says Diego Galar, Professor of Condition Monitoring at Luleå University of Technology (LTU). “You need to know the conditions surrounding a fault, such as the weather and the conditions of the track. Then the sector will reap the rewards.” “In the rail sector, we...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
Drone employed to inspect overhead line equipment

Network Rail uses drone to survey railway

Network Rail performed its first drone survey last Friday on the southwestern rail route near Bournemouth, England. The drone made its first flight to survey a trespass hotspot, looking to record anyone risking their lives...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
DB Schenker freight train Germany

DB Cargo suffers 127 million Euros loss

In the first half of 2018, DB Cargo suffered an operating loss of 127 million Euros in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT). In the same period last year, Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight subsidiary came...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen