White Papers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Major Challenges Facing Rail Operators, Maintainers, Owners and the Role of ICT

Nomad Digital

The challenge is clear: today, more than ever, rail operators are expected to operate more efficiently, maintain safety and service quality, meet ever-demanding passenger needs and achieve more with shrinking budgets.

Major Challenges Facing Rail Operators, Maintainers, Owners and the Role of ICT

Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Railway Tracks

Goldschmidt Thermit Group

The companies of the Goldschmidt Thermit Group and their partners offer a unique range of products and services for the construction, repair, maintenance and renovation of railway tracks.

Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Railway Tracks

Laser Wheel Profilometer

RIFTEK

RIFTEK has released a new white paper, which includes information on its laser wheel profilometer. Scientific and production company RIFTEK specialises in the development and fabrication of optoelectronic instruments for measuring geometrical quantit...

Laser Wheel Profilometer

AURA Positive Train Control System

Metrom Rail

The Metrom Rail AURA Positive Train Control System is the first transit-specific train control system of its kind.

AURA Positive Train Control System

What’s the Point of Formal Methods?

Prover Technology

Railway signalling systems are surprisingly expensive to produce. Formal methods have emerged as a way to cut costs and increase safety at the same time. Why did this happen, and what have been achieved so far?

What’s the Point of Formal Methods?

KKI Ballast Regulators

Knox Kershaw

Knox Kershaw's ballast regulators are designed for serious ballast movement. They come with additions such as reversible wings, broom boxes and industrial-strength ploughs. This means that ballast can be shifted from one shoulder to the other in a si...

KKI Ballast Regulators

AURA Roadway Worker Protection System

Metrom Rail

The Metrom Rail AURA Roadway Worker Protection System (RWPS) provides advanced warning between on-track equipment and workers in the vicinity of railway tracks.

AURA Roadway Worker Protection System

Interlocking Design Automation (IDeA)

Prover Technology

This white paper outlines what the challenges and their root causes are in procurement and delivery of modern rail control, and suggests best practice methods for how to overcome these challenges using Interlocking Design Automation (IDeA).

Interlocking Design Automation (IDeA)

Improving the Productivity of Railway Track Maintenance

Knox Kershaw

Based in Montgomery, Alabama Knox Kershaw Inc was started in 1924 by Royce Kershaw, Sr as the Royce Kershaw Company.

Improving the Productivity of Railway Track Maintenance

AURA Maintenance Of Way Utility

Metrom Rail

The AURA Maintenance Of Way Utility (MU) combines the field-proven capabilities of the Metrom Rail Collision Avoidance System with a comprehensive productivity suite, providing customers with an industry-leading safety and efficiency platform.

AURA Maintenance Of Way Utility

Rail Depot Lifting and Handling Equipment

Mechan

Our extensive range of lifting and handling equipment is part of a portfolio of products designed specifically to meet the needs of modern depots and track maintenance teams.

Rail Depot Lifting and Handling Equipment

IME-Autolift: Global Leaders in Mobile Lifts

IME-Autolift

IME-Autolift presents its range of lifting equipment, which comprises mobile lifting jacks, underfloor lifting systems, electromechanical underfloor lifting stands and bogie lifters.Please download t...

IME-Autolift: Global Leaders in Mobile Lifts

MiniProf Digital Profile Measuring by Greenwood Engineering

Greenwood Engineering

The MiniProf BT system is an excellent full-contact measurement system with Bluetooth connection for fast, reliable and extremely high-quality profile measurements.

MiniProf Digital Profile Measuring by Greenwood Engineering
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