Digitalisation

D/Gauge Rift

D/Gauge launch RIFT intelligent software

British company D/Gauge has completed trials of their new clearance assessment software, and have officially launched the sophisticated package, designated Rift. According to the company, it is set to significantly reduce the team and effort...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Digital twin for Scotland’s rail network

Network Rail has appointed Netherlands-based Fugro to deliver a gauging survey and a digital twin of Scotland’s railway. The contract will see the company complete a new and up to date record of gauging clearance...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Finland introduces new train driver assistance

Starting this spring, Finnish operator VR introduces a Driver Assistance System (DAS) that assists the locomotive drivers in passenger and freight trains. Using machine learning, the DAS helps to optimise train driving, increase energy efficiency,...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

ERTMS for Dutch northern regional lines

The northern railway lines in the Netherlands will be included in the Dutch ERTMS programme. This means that some 270 kilometres of track in the provinces of Groningen and Friesland will be equipped with ERTMS...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

ProRail signs with Nokia for GSM-R managed services

Nokia will provide operational and managed services for ProRail’s GSM-Railway (GSM-R) voice and data communications network in the Netherlands. The infrastructure manager has also concluded a contract with telecommunications provider Cellnex to set up eighty...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts