4SECURail has successfully designed a Computer Security Incident Response Team for rail cyber-security and a Formal Methods Demonstrator for improved railway signalling systems.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
The new solution that is being implemented on the Argentinian Trains network combines facial recognition with thermal and visible light imaging and ultra-fast temperature controls.
The high-resolution imagery from satellites and aircraft can produce detailed maps of habitats, helping Network Rail to identify likely biodiversity ‘hotspots’ found alongside Britain's rail network.
Up-cycled from a fleet previously owned by GWR, the new Heathrow Express trains feature the most up to date train and passenger technology.
Nokia has been selected by Austrian rail operator WESTbahn to implement a secure, high-performance and high-bandwidth train-to-ground communications solution across the operator’s new expanded fleet of intercity trains.
By using thermal imaging, optical distance sensors and artificial intelligence, Metro hopes to deter illegal trespassing and keep both passengers and staff safe.
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
The PantoSystem uses deep learning combined with ultra-high-speed 3D laser scanners and offers an Al Cloud Service with its Web-client platform.
Initially, KONUX will work to digitalise 1,300 switches so that Deutsche Bahn passengers can travel more reliably by train on heavily congested lines.
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For the first time in France, a locomotive has run in partial autonomy, under real operating conditions, with fully automated acceleration and braking functions.
As part of the Sensors4Rail joint project, Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to initially equip a S-Bahn Hamburg train with innovative sensors that monitor the surroundings in front of and next to the train.
Upgrades include better Wi-Fi, train information and security, with Greater Anglia replacing old and installing brand new, state-of-the-art equipment.
The founders of Ci4Rail want to bring digital transformation with intelligent computing solutions to the rail and public transport market and create revolutionary solutions in combination with their deep know-how in technology, innovation, safety-critical design and software.