Luleå University of Technology professors Diego Galar and Uday Kumar explore the concept of the metaverse for railway asset management activities, including how the interaction between digital twins of rolling stock and infrastructure in the metaverse can improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of railway transportation.
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Helena Rådbo, Senior Advisor for Railway Safety at Trafikverket, discusses the new campaign that the agency is planning for ILCAD 2021 and how it is working to improve safety at level crossings on the country’s rail network.
Diego Galar and Uday Kumar, Professors at Luleå University of Technology, explore how more sophisticated inspection, condition monitoring, analysis and maintenance technologies can facilitate cost effective and efficient rail asset management.
The official opening of the Lund Tramway - connecting the city centre of Lund, Sweden, with a completely new part of the city in the North East - is planned for 13 December 2020.
By introducing DAC on its wagons, Green Cargo will improve capacity, punctuality, the working environment, efficiency and profitability.
The Railway and e-Mobility Test and Technology Centre will focus on next generation of electric propulsion technology in pursuit of a cleaner future for transportation.
Taking advantage of an option from a contract originally signed with Stadler in 2016, AB Transitio has ordered an additional 12 double-decker trains for Mälab.
SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital.
TX Logistik AG has doubled the number of freight trains between Stockholm and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop, a connection that is supplying food to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
With SJ aiming to be the number one digital company in Sweden, we spoke to Claes Lindholtz, Head of Digital Transformation at SJ about what digital initiatives the operator is conducting to reach this goal and how it encourages its staff and passengers to aid it on its digital journey.
Metro Trains Melbourne hosted the experts from MTR Elizabeth Line and MTR Nordic Group to share expertise, gain insights and experiences into passenger experience initiatives across their respective countries.
New bidirectional trams operated by Skånetrafiken, will have modern low floors and will have a specific focus on passenger accessibility.
Pia Lagerlöf, General secretary for SWEDTRAIN and Per Olofsson, Thought Leader and Training Officer at Bombardier Transportation, explore how the Swedish rail industry is actively exploring how rail control systems can evolve to enable increased capacity and efficiency.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced three Class 66 locomotives are to be leased from Beacon Rail Leasing and introduced to the UK rail network from Sweden.
For the fourth consecutive year, MTR has been rated the best railway operator in the 2019 Swedish Quality Index survey with over 90 per cent passenger satisfaction.