The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
By receiving the latest ETCS standard certification, Alstom is now equipped to work towards the complete digitalisation of Norway's rail network.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of ￡9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
The new investment will contribute to the development and implementation of digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line.
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.
The new system introduced by National Rail will help to enable social distancing and keep passengers safe while travelling.
EIB has signed a €95 million loan agreement with Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of track and signalling along the Estonian railway network.
Alstom's test project, scheduled to begin in 2021, will explore implementing Automatic Train Operation in daily passenger operation of regional trains.
Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
The new Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) will improve the ability of railway companies to issue and control rail passenger tickets across multiple countries and will increase security and help prevent fraud.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.