Even with the accelerating electrification of road transportation, railways are widely recognised as a more sustainable alternative. They have a critical role to play in the world’s intermodal transportation future as the most sustainable way to move people and goods on land. To fully embrace this role, however, they must…
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Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, and Pierre Cotelle, Telecom Networks Solution Director at Alstom, share details about the progression of implementing future rail communications, and outline some industry use-cases including from India and Germany.
Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, explains why reliability is fundamental to the latest communications solutions in keeping pace with rail safety and security demands.
In this interview with Global Railway Review, Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, explains how FRMCS will be a key enabler for digital railways, the benefits that it will bring and the use of 5G being the foundational technology to support its success.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.
The digital transformation of railways is bringing substantial benefits in safety, operational efficiency and reliability, as well as an improved passenger experience. But these advances also inevitably expose the railways to cyber-threats, writes Karsten Oberle, Head of the Global Railway Practice at Nokia.