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…
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A ‘digital twin’ is a virtual, data-driven representation of the many characteristics and behaviours of any real-world physical asset, process or system. In the railway sector, ‘digital twins’ could be used across several different engineering, planning, and operational aspects, such as monitoring physical assets (rolling stock and infrastructure), monitoring train movements and providing information about passenger behaviour on-board trains, in stations or on platforms.
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…
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
The PantoSystem uses deep learning combined with ultra-high-speed 3D laser scanners and offers an Al Cloud Service with its Web-client platform.
Demonstrating cost-efficient electrification has been a key component of moving away from the more traditional pattern of boom-and-bust infrastructure building.
Arup, the design and engineering consultancy, likes to approach digital innovation with a holistic perspective, adapting what it has learned in one context and reusing it in another. Global Railway Review spoke with their Global Rail Leader, TC Chew, and Global Digital Services Leader, Will Cavendish, to understand how they…
2 November 2020 | By Hexagon
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In an interview with Global Railway Review, Aaron Allsbrook, CTO and Founder of IoT and Edge software company, ClearBlade, explains that the rail freight industry has the desire to adopt new innovations, but there are still challenges to overcome to unlock the true value of those smart technologies.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
Gerard Francis, CEO of WillowRail, discusses the driving forces behind the digital enablement of rail and how the company strives to empower rail operators, managers, engineers and maintenance staff to make accurate, timely, and contextual decisions to improve the performance and reliability of their rail networks.
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.
The arrival of High Speed 2 (HS2) and the Northern Powerhouse Railway (NPR) will undoubtedly boost economic growth in the North of England. But these new networks will also provide UK plc with the opportunity to upskill a new generation of rail professionals, writes Tim Danvers, Business Development Director for…
‘Get tracks and machines connected’ is the mission of new company Track Machines Connected Gesellschaft m.b.H. (TMC) which takes over P&T Connected.
Toshiba Digital and Consulting Corporation (TDX) and Mitsui, which part-owns Greater Anglia, are providing ‘digital twin’ software to the train operator to plan its rail timetable more efficiently and improve customer convenience.