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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Locomotive Monitoring Unit

Lat-Lon

Lat-Lon's Locomotive Monitoring Unit (LMU) brings you critical information about your most valuable rail assets. It allow you to use real-time monitoring and custom sensors to tailor the data you receive and key in on crucial components.

Locomotive Monitoring Unit

Hydraulic Works

Maccaferri

Maccaferri's specialist knowledge and comprehensive product range, we offer clients a graded, logical range of hydraulic erosion protection techniques from soil bioengineering solutions through to robust high-energy capacity structures.

Hydraulic Works

Global Mining Solutions

Maccaferri

Founded in 1879, Maccaferri is a leader in innovative and sustainable solutions to overcome environmental, geotechnical and hydraulic erosion problems.

Global Mining Solutions

Energy Solutions for Rail Applications

EnerSys

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications with the leading market share positions in North America and Europe and fast growing ones in Asia and the Middle East.

Energy Solutions for Rail Applications

Advanced Technology for Railway Maintenance

Beijing YHD Railway Equipment

The Jiangsu production base of Beijing YHD Railway Equipment is a modern technology intensive machinery manufacturing and processing enterprise and located in the China Precision Machinery Manufacturing Machining Center, 'Golden Triangle' Changzhou a...

Advanced Technology for Railway Maintenance

Railway Construction and Maintenance Machines

Enerco

Konepaja Mankinen offers mechanical engineering services and Enerco products, including:

Railway Construction and Maintenance Machines

Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties

HiRAIL Corporation

Within each three-foot section of the Hi-Rail® system, one gauge pad is seated tightly between the rails. Sections are then completed with two field pads - one on each side of the rail.

Rubber-Grade System For Wood Ties