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Positive Train Control (PTC) ready within 2015

The infrastructure of the PTC system typically includes five segments; a back office housing servers and databases to receive information related to tracks, train locations, speed limits and work zones, the wayside segment comprising interlocking and right-of-way infrastructure, the onboard segment displaying rolling stock information, the roadway worker protection system, and lastly, the communications segment involving ground-based, land mobile data radio and wireless networks.

Rail: How Is It Made?

Travelling by train is 15 times safer than travelling by car, and one of the main reasons it's so safe is the impressive work of rail management: production, track inspection and maintenance.

Etihad Rail, Saudi Railway sign agreement

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network — signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Railway Company, or SAR, that will enhance collaboration and coordination for the rail industry among GCC members.

British Rail Network signalling: from signal boxes to Integrated Electronic Control Centre

Signalling is the control process Network Rail uses to operate train safely over the correct route and to the proper timetable.

Fiber Bragg Grating revolutionising railway safety

A fiber Bragg grating (FBG) is a type of distributed Bragg reflector constructed in a short segment of optical fiber that reflects particular wavelengths of light and transmits all others. A fiber Bragg grating can be used as sensing elements in optical fiber sensors.

How will the train of the future?

Researchers from nine different German Aerospace Center Institutes are working together to come up with the train of the future.

State of Art for Wheel Detection and Axle Counting Systems

An axle counter acts as a counting head, detecting all the axles of rolling stock travelling on a track and also their direction of travel, using two electronic wheel sensor systems.

Satellite technology over railway telecommunications

Is now a certainty that Satellite technology will be the future of the rail market.

The future of railway technology will be optical

The future is going towards railway optical technology, trhough fibre sensing tools for rail track operation. The German railway infrastructure provider DB Netz, and...

5 predictions related to railway signalling market for 2014

The railway signalling market is going to live a very excting year, due to strong technology improvements and expansion of the European systems worldwide.

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