Railway Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.railway-technology.com web site http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ Railway Technology-Updates http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Halogen-free Cables and Wires http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/halogen-free-cables-and-wires/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/halogen-free-cables-and-wires/ This white paper contains in-depth information and specifications about SAB Bröckskes' range of halogen-free cables and wires. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:23:00 GMT Customised Cables for the Railway Industry http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/cables/sab-brockskes/5415090102001.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/cables/sab-brockskes/5415090102001.html This video provides further information about the company's cable solutions for the railway industry. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:25:00 GMT MiniProf Wheel and Rail Profile Measurements http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/track/greenwood/5415066186001.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/track/greenwood/5415066186001.html A video showcasing MiniProf's products and services. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:13:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 49 http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-49-5789470/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-49-5789470/ In this issue: Learning from European HSR design, a corridor to the Baltic states, inner city rail construction, the Texas bullet, driver only trains, shaking up rail fares, and more Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:58:00 GMT Arcturus Networks-Voice and Video Systems for Rail Communications and Security http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/public-address/arcturus-networks/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/public-address/arcturus-networks/ Arcturus develops specialised voice and video communications systems for transportation networks. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:36:00 GMT Pickersgill-Kaye Primed to Secure Bigger Share of Rail Market http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/door/pickersgill/presspk-rail-market.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/door/pickersgill/presspk-rail-market.html Pickersgill-Kaye, which became a trading division of ASSA ABLOY Limited from February 2017, has reported export sales for 2016 of £665,977 - with growing orders from the global rail sector for its emergency override mechanisms, safety critical soluti… Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:18:00 GMT Series PCMDS80 as Base Plate or Head Sink Version http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/electrification/mtm-power1/pressseries-pcmds80-base-plate-head-sink-version.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/electrification/mtm-power1/pressseries-pcmds80-base-plate-head-sink-version.html The DC/DC converters PCMDS80 from MTM Power® are specially designed as decentralised power supplies in vehicles and for supplying closed sub-systems in rolling stock applications. They are available with three wide input ranges thus enables the use o… Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:15:00 GMT Kontron Takes LoRa™ Network for a Journey with its Standalone Network Server and IoT Gateway for On-Board Rail http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/computer/pep/pressiot-gateway-for-on-board-rail.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/computer/pep/pressiot-gateway-for-on-board-rail.html Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced the TRACe LoRa-MQTT, a new integrated EN50155 fanless solution-ready platform offering a LoRa™ local network and transforming messages to Message Queue Telemet… Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:30:00 GMT Greenbrier opens railcar axle machining facility in California http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreenbrier-opens-railcar-axle-machining-facility-in-california-5799796 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreenbrier-opens-railcar-axle-machining-facility-in-california-5799796 Greenbrier has opened its new railcar axle machining facility GBSummit in California, US. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to develop Halifax station http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newswsp-parsons-brinckerhoff-to-develop-halifax-station-5799778 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newswsp-parsons-brinckerhoff-to-develop-halifax-station-5799778 US-based WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff's Leeds office has been appointed by Calderdale Council to advance plans for the delivery of the ‘Halifax Station gateway’. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Stadler, Alstom, Sound Transit http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-stadler-alstom-sound-transit-5798550 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-stadler-alstom-sound-transit-5798550 Stockholm Transport (SL) has placed a CHF232M ($233m) order to Stadler for 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU), which also includes an option for an additional 45 vehicles. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT SBS Transit and ST Kinetics pledge to improve Singapore railway operations http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssbs-transit-st-kinetics-to-improve-singapore-railway-operations-5799758 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssbs-transit-st-kinetics-to-improve-singapore-railway-operations-5799758 SBS Transit and ST Kinetics have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining plans for a collaborative effort to strengthen maintenance and engineering capabilities of rail operations in Singapore. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Brussels Intercommunal Transport Company (STIB/MIVB) Chooses NetModule http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/computer/netmodule/pressbrussels-intercommunal-netmodule.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/computer/netmodule/pressbrussels-intercommunal-netmodule.html Communications specialist NetModule reports a successful major project with AEG Belgium for the STIB/MIVB transport company in the nation's capital city. From the start of the project in March 2013 to its completion at the end of 2015, more than 1,08… Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Structural Weight Optimisation http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/topology-optimisation-from-theory-into-practice/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/training/topology-optimisation-from-theory-into-practice/ Topology optimisation is a method to find the most efficient material allocation for a given design space. Regarding important boundary conditions, such as load cases, attached structures and interfaces, it is possible to generate an ideal structure … Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:58:00 GMT State of the Art in Wheel Detection http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/wheel-detection/ 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. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:57:00 GMT TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ 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. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:56:00 GMT CBTC Connectivity Solutions http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/cbtc-connectivity-solutions/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/cbtc-connectivity-solutions/ 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… Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:55:00 GMT Hydraulic Systems for Faster, Safer Tilting Trains http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/hydraulic-systems/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/hydraulic-systems/ Eaton's hydraulically operated tilting train system delivers a safe and reliable route to reduced journey times, while ensuring passengers enjoy the most comfortable ride. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:37:00 GMT How Energy Storage Technologies are Moving from Concept to Reality on Europe's Electrified Rail Networks http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/energy-storage/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/energy-storage/ Energy storage innovations are leading to smarter energy architectures for more sustainable, cost-effective rail networks. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:37:00 GMT Stagecoach and Virgin to partner with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstagecoach-and-virgin-partner-with-sncf-to-bid-west-coast-partnership-rail-franchise-5796444 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstagecoach-and-virgin-partner-with-sncf-to-bid-west-coast-partnership-rail-franchise-5796444 UK rail operators Stagecoach and Virgin are set to partner with French company SNCF to jointly bid for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT