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In-Depth Focus: The Future of Train Control

This In-Depth Focus gives industry experts from Russian Railways, ÖBB and the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) the opportunity to explore technologies for autonomous railway management, the tokenisation of train control/train management, and how Germany’s use of ATO with ETCS will optimise the country’s rail network.

The future of train control

  • Developing technologies for autonomous railway management

Vladimir Andreev, Head of the Technical Policy Department at JSC Russian Railways, details the technological advancements that are – quite literally – driving Russia’s autonomous railways.

  • Next generation train control ‘Made in Germany’

Dan Woywod, Head of Railway Technology at the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), shares his insights into how Germany’s use of ATO with ETCS will optimise both urban mobility and regional operations, as the country strives to digitalise its entire rail network by 2035.

  • Tokenisation of train control/train management

Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ÖBB BCC GmbH, and Martin Taranetz, Head of Mobile Radio Networks at ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, explain the tokenisation of train control/train management and outline the report of the ‘Towards automated Railway Operations (TARO) R&D project at ÖBB.

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