White Papers

Internet of Things Solutions for Railways

IBASE

While railway technology has evolved slowly over the last 200 years, the next few years could bring greater transformation to the railways, and at a greater pace than we have seen in the past as railway operators begin to adopt internet of things tec...

Internet of Things Solutions for Railways

State of the Art in Axle Counting

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Axle counting systems are used in many countries around the world as a replacement for track vacancy detection systems. They are also used in signalling equipment systems to build a more complete picture of what is happening on a particular stretch o...

State of the Art in Axle Counting

Rolling Stock Maintenance Equipment

INNDES

INNDES is a young company that believes in technology as a solution, not as a problem for the peaceful development of world.

Rolling Stock Maintenance Equipment

Free Public WiFi at Cardiff Central Railway Station

WiFi SPARK

Travellers expect Wi-Fi connection at every stage of their journey. Arriva Trains wanted to further improve what Cardiff Station offered by installing a free Wi-Fi service so that travellers could easily check e-mails, catch up with friends and famil...

Free Public WiFi at Cardiff Central Railway Station

CBTC Connectivity Solutions

HUBER+SUHNER

The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system is devised by adding modern communication technologies t...

CBTC Connectivity Solutions

TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications

DAMM Cellular Systems

Simplifying advanced communications for Public Transport. Meet the increased demands on safety and operational efficiency within large public transport systems with the TetraFlex TETRA radio infrastructure.

TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications

ENSCO: Innovative Solutions for the Rail Industry

ENSCO, Inc.

ENSCO is an international leader in the design, manufacturing and operation of track and vehicle safety assessment systems. For more than 40 years, the company has delivered leading-edge rail safety solutions.

ENSCO: Innovative Solutions for the Rail Industry

State of the Art in Wheel Detection

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Frauscher Sensortechnik understands the challenge of developing inductive wheel sensors that can guarantee fail-safe, reliable wheel detection. However, while wheel detection systems are in use worldwide, the technology could still be improved.

State of the Art in Wheel Detection

Continuous Wi-Fi Solution for Chiltern Railways

WiFi SPARK

WiFi SPARK is a leading specialist in public wireless solutions. The company is the owner and developer of the unique SPARK® platform which delivers the most flexible, feature rich and scalable solution for guest access Wi-Fi on the market today.

Continuous Wi-Fi Solution for Chiltern Railways

On-Board Service for Railway Maintenance Machines

m2 railgroup

Over the years, m2 railgroup has developed an evolutionary process of growth focusing on the guiding principles established since the foundation of the company, which are: impartiality, equality, efficiency and effectiveness.

On-Board Service for Railway Maintenance Machines

Rockfall Protection and Snow Barriers

Maccaferri

With over 60 years' experience in rockfall protection systems and natural hazard mitigation, Maccaferri offers a wide range of systems to stabilise rock faces, soil slopes and snow masses, reducing risks to people, buildings and infrastructure.

Rockfall Protection and Snow Barriers

Geosynthetics and Rail Applications

Polyfabrics Australasia

The construction of rail remains very different from country to country and even between state to state. Polyfabrics Australasia has an in-depth understanding of the common areas to consider and the geosynthetic solutions available.

Geosynthetics and Rail Applications

Lat-Lon Railcar GPS Tracking and Monitoring

Lat-Lon

The Lat-Lon wireless GPS tracking and monitoring system provides all of the location and productivity information that you need to manage railcars.

Lat-Lon Railcar GPS Tracking and Monitoring

Measuring of Railway Axles

Amest

This white paper provides further information about Amest's measuring stations for railway axles.

Measuring of Railway Axles

AUSTROROLL HSR – For Moveable Frogs

Austroroll

The patented Austroroll frog roller (HSR) is a rolling device for frogs with spring-action point for high-speed points.

AUSTROROLL HSR – For Moveable Frogs

The Case for Saliva Drug Testing

Pathtech

Screening for drugs in the workplace is becoming more widespread, but how do you determine which of the two available types of testing to use saliva or urine?

The Case for Saliva Drug Testing

Common Drugs: Effects and Their Impact on the Workplace

Pathtech

It's no surprise that drug and alcohol in the workplace can have a negative image, putting workers at risk of injury or worse, and meaning that their employers are failing in their duty of care.

Common Drugs: Effects and Their Impact on the Workplace

Modern Wheel Detection and Axle Counting

Frauscher Sensor Technology

Growing conurbations, increasing car park prices and not least rising fuel prices are pushing trams and underground railways increasingly to the forefront of urban and suburban rail transportation infrastructures.

Modern Wheel Detection and Axle Counting

ERTMS and CBTC Side By Side: A Comparison of State-of-the-art Rail Traffic Management Systems

CRITICAL Software

There is a well-defined separation between the systems that are being used in Mass Transit networks and the ones being used for Mainline. However, each of these systems has the necessary maturity to step forward to an integrated solution that compris...

ERTMS and CBTC Side By Side: A Comparison of State-of-the-art Rail Traffic Management Systems

Reducing Repair and Maintenance Costs with On-Board Service

m2 railgroup

The main objective of the on-board service is to increase the availability of the machinery thanks to a daily monitoring the machinery operations, the drawing up of service schedules dedicated to each piece of machinery and the continual verification...

Reducing Repair and Maintenance Costs with On-Board Service

VCE: Specialist Engineering and Technical Services

Vienna Consulting Engineers

The company is a consulting firm with 300 staff members offering a wide range of specialist engineering and technical services.

VCE: Specialist Engineering and Technical Services