Colleagues Jean-Christophe Michelin, Bruno Landes, Jean‑Philippe Riant and Hugues Gigleux share details about the five projects currently relating to SNCF Réseau’s Digital Twin Program and the potential gains in rail network performance offered by deploying such technologies.
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The use of digital twins has become one of the most talked about technologies in rail, with the industry attracted to its ability to leverage innovation to improve and enhance asset reliability and performance. As the technology continues to quickly evolve, this In-Depth Focus explores what we understand about digital…
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
With the new mobile app, SNCF Réseau’s maintenance teams are alerted and activated in real-time to incidents on the network, with the use of geolocation.
The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…
Alain Autruffe, Level Crossing Programme Director at SNCF Réseau, writes about the importance for both the road transport industry and the railway industry in France to work together in educating the public about the dangers at level crossings.
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
President & CEO of French National Railways (SNCF), Jean-Pierre Farandou, has unveiled a new management team which includes the former head of Belgium’s Infrabel becoming CEO of SNCF Réseau.
The almost €100 million funds will be used to finance eligible projects including maintenance, improvement and energy optimisation of railways, plus new route and line extension investments.
It has been revealed that 20 per cent of passengers who flew from London to Bordeaux in 2017 would switch to a rail service if one was available.
The rail networks between London, Paris and Brussels will all receive ERTMS after the infrastructure managers together coordinate a development plan.
SNCF Réseau – the French Infrastructure Manager – has signalled the start of ARGOS, an innovation partnership involving Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Siemens and Thales, with the purpose of designing the next generation of signal interlockings.
HS2 will become the first high-speed railway in Europe equipped with overhead lines powering trains to operate at 360km/h.