The new radio system, Airwave, will help to improve train performance and links with the emergency services by making communication more reliable.
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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?
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
The European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme will be a unique opportunity for the sector to collectively drive the deployment of technological and operational solutions related to the DAC, by means of a focused and inclusive system approach under the umbrella of Shift2Rail.
Norske tog AS has awarded Siemens Mobility with the framework contract to supply 570 GSM-R train cab radios for use across Norway.
Nexxiot and Slovakian-based lessor, Cargo Wagon, are teaming up regarding the digital rail cargo transformation to provide new and innovative services for their customers.
The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
By receiving the latest ETCS standard certification, Alstom is now equipped to work towards the complete digitalisation of Norway's rail network.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
The new investment will contribute to the development and implementation of digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line.
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.
The new system introduced by National Rail will help to enable social distancing and keep passengers safe while travelling.
EIB has signed a €95 million loan agreement with Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of track and signalling along the Estonian railway network.
Alstom's test project, scheduled to begin in 2021, will explore implementing Automatic Train Operation in daily passenger operation of regional trains.
Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.