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Digitalisation

SBB train simulator, source: SBB

Software upgrades: a barrier for rail?

The railway industry is dealing with software applications more and more nowadays. This requires some innovative thinking; not only the software is new for many people in the industry, the software also needs to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Škoda Digital, source: Škoda Digital

Škoda Transportation establishes digital division

Czech rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has established Škoda Digital, a new subsidiary inside the group. The brand new company will be responsible for the increase in the manufacturer’s competence and technical capabilities in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SNCF autonomous train, source: SNCF

SNCF tests its first autonomous train

French railway company SNCF has performed the successful tests of the autonomous train. The vehicle ran a distance of four kilometres with the help of remote control. SNCF intends to develop its own prototypes of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passengers boarding on Kazakh train, source: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan Railways)

Kazakhstan Railways improves online ticketing system

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan Railways) has improved its online ticketing system. The novelty simplifies the purchase of tickets for passengers and reduces the options for ticket frauds. The improved ticketing system was launched on 1 July....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ZSSK type 671 double-deck train, source: Wikipedia

Slovak operator ZSSK doubles online ticket sales

Slovak national rail operator Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko (ZSSK) improves the index of online ticket sales. In just a year, the figure was doubled. The main contribution to this was made by the company’s mobile application. To...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SNCF TER train in Rhone-Alpes region, source: Wikipedia

Sqills provides new ticketing system to SNCF

Dutch software provider Sqills will deliver its innovative distribution platform ‘S3 Passenger’ for SNCF regional service branded as SNCF TER. The solution will be provided in a partnership with French company Wiremind by the end...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko