The Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has partnered with the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Deakin University (Victoria) to develop a ‘Smart Rail Route Map’, a project that aims to identify a plan for technology in the rail industry for the next 30 years.
French infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau has launched a partnership with several companies, including Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Siemens and Thales, in a bid to design the next generation of signal interlockings.
The popularity of driverless metro lines has grown exponentially since the first one was inaugurated in 1981, in Kobe, Japan. Metros built since have had enviable records in safety, flexibility, punctuality, cost efficiency and overall passenger satisfaction, and no city that welcomed an automated metro line has ever reverted back to a conventional system
The European Union’s efforts to build efficient high-speed railway projects across the continent are bringing ‘low added value’ and the services are failing to perform at their potential best, a study by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has revealed.
With the series PCMDNI300, MTM Power introduces a new generation of DC/DC converters without galvanic isolation which can be installed as decentralised power supplies in vehicles and for supplying closed sub-systems in rolling stock.