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Railways are rapidly adopting digital technology which delivers massive gains in terms of efficiency and passenger satisfaction. But unless technology deployments are carefully managed and appropriately secured, they can introduce new vulnerabilities. At Thales, the mis
Railways are the most important means of transportation in India, with a huge demand for modernization to improve and increase capacity. Indian Railways has therefore embarked on an upgrade project, exclusively implementing Digital Axle Counter (DAC) for track occupancy
Sustainable, climate-friendly mobility relies on the railways. Today and even more in the future. • Also in signalling technology digitization will herald a new age.
On 25 November 2019, Thales RaiLED signals were implemented and put into operation as a pilot project at the Serbian Railways. After three months of successful operation in the field and first experiences, the signals are now in full operation.
Despite unexpected restrictions from the Covid-19 pandemic, ways were found to connect the border-crossing team from Austria, Belgium and Romania. This enabled the product OTE3 to be successfully completed and Thales’ ETCS portfolio to be expanded by another future-proo
The number of new Covid-19 cases are falling daily in the UK. But Dr Hans Kluge, and other experts, are predicting a second, more deadly wave of the virus.
The new digital railway signalling system is sustaining the growing needs of the 2030 railway traffic with a highly scalable architecture to easily include further extension, speed increase, double tracks and electrification. In implementing the new ETCS together with A
Rail has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Passenger and freight volumes are down. And as lockdown is eased, operators face the challenge of adapting their networks to minimise the risk of infection. Looking ahead, rail operators will need to tackle the even tough
Thales will provide its SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signalling solution in South Korea, Turkey and China, after signing three urban rail signalling contracts. Despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, governments around the globe are committed to pro
Our world has changed, and at least for a time we must adapt to the new situation, trying to let it disrupt our daily life as little as possible. The ‘new normal’ coming into view will not be easy, but digital technologies may help us live in a simpler and safer yet sim