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A growing method for evaluation of track conditions is to use autonomous measurement systems. This allows for "train path free" measurement, meaning that a standard revenue vehicle is used to obtain the measurement. This is greatly preferred to using a non-revenue vehicle which consumes track time.
Research and development in the field of signalling is faced with the challenge of providing cost-effective solutions for high availability of safety-relevant systems.
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.
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