With Industry 4.0 becoming an increasingly vital part of Norway’s railway industry, Sverre Kjenne, EVP of Operations and Technology at Bane NOR, explains how the digital railway will profoundly change the way people work and what elements the rail industry will gain from these changes.
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In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the role of digitalisation and innovation in the Rail Baltica project; the impact of Industry 4.0 on Norway’s digital railway developments; and how ProRail is applying data science to predict track degradation in the Netherlands.
A new digital track monitoring system has been launched by Bane NOR’s ICT department in the form of an app that will signal to operators the need to rectify faults and what measures need to be taken, all before the issue results in train stoppages.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the barriers in upgrading and electrifying existing/new rail networks; overcoming the uncertainties of using alternative green traction technologies; and how the rail freight sector plays a part in rail’s decarbonisation efforts.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!
Vossloh, a leading international supplier of rail infrastructure products and services, has been awarded a major comprehensive framework contract with the Norwegian rail network.
Chloé Lima-Vanzeler (SNCF Voyageurs), Sébastien Dislaire (SNCF Réseau) and Thomas Sutter (SBB Infrastructure) explain how railway undertakings and infrastructure managers have established a coalition for train energy savings and rail traffic efficiency.
It is no secret that Norway’s signalling system is in desperate need of revitalisation. For passengers, punctuality is critical, and Norway has recognised the need to renew and digitalise its signalling system. Here, Project Director of System Deliveries for ERTMS at Bane NOR, Eivind Skorstad, explains how Norway’s state-owned company…
The opening of a new simulation centre signals the beginning of preparations to digitalise the entirety of the network operator’s system.
The tracks will feature on the busiest single-track route in Northern Europe and will be undertaken whilst train traffic continues.
Norway’s rail infrastructure manager, Bane NOR and the Spanish rail infrastructure manager, Adif, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to create better opportunities for a closer and more flexible cooperation.
The two contracts will see the Vestfoldbanen equipped with continuous double tracks between Drammen and Tønsberg, enabling a better and more efficient service says Bane NOR's Stine Ilebrekke Undrum.
The Norwegian rail infrastructure manager has awarded Implenia Norge AS and Acciona Construcción the contract to construct a new 10km double-track line linking Sandbukta and Såstad.
The tunnel excavation in the region's longest rail tunnel has reached its target towards Oslo city centre with the tunnel boring machines breaking through simultaneously.