Intelligent Railways In-Depth Focus 2018
Railways simply cannot afford to be unprepared or surprised by equipment and asset downtime. With intelligent predictive maintenance solutions in place, and advanced ways of analysing data, assets can perform more reliably helping to improve the capacity of networks and deliver a better passenger experience.
- Accelerating innovation: The digital transformation of the Dutch rail network
For Global Railway Review, Chris Verstegen, Chief Innovation Officer at ProRail, expresses how the Dutch rail network requires an ‘extreme makeover’ with an ‘intelligent’ outlook to ensure it remains attractive for future generations.
- Predicting and preventing track problems intelligently
David Tennent, Executive Director of the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), explores some of the key developments in utilising analytics, big data and cutting-edge track inspection technologies which are assisting railroads in intelligently predicting and preventing track problems before failures occur.
- Towards context awareness for railway infrastructure monitoring
The approach to monitoring railway infrastructure has changed. Diego Galar, Professor of Condition Monitoring in the Division of Operation and Maintenance Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, explains the new paradigm of a world where the universal concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) provides tools for sensor deployment and data capture and processing.
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