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Topic: Railroad-switches

Thales drones, source: Thales

Thales develops drones for autonomous trains

French technology group Thales is developing a concept of special drones for Automatic Train Operation (ATO). The air vehicles will be equipped with advanced optronics, infra-red sensors and other integrating leading technologies. The drones will...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Azerbaijan rail switches, source: Azerbaijan railways

Azerbaijan updates rail switches

Azerbaijan Railways is implementing an extensive programme on a reconstruction of the Baku-Böyük Kəsik railway. The project includes modernisation of rail tracks and sleepers as well as replacing of old rail switches. 285 new rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Jan van Stappen Spoorprijs ProRail

Internet of Things sensors project wins award

Two employees of Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail have won the Jan van Stappen Award for their project with Internet of Things sensors. These sensors measure the temperature of rails. This prevents switches from getting blocked...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof