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Drone surveillance can improve the safety of rail infrastructure, either as eyes in the sky or on tracks as the ‘rail bot ’ of the future. Thales optronics, infrared sensors, connectivity and AI are the keys. A must read, now.
A digital transformation in rail equipment maintenance is under way, with Smart Infrastructure and AI teaming to avoid equipment failure. Read on
Just one example is Thales’ new fibre-optic axle counter, which not only detects trains as they pass, but analyses their weight and calculates the number of passengers per carriage. Read more about the new connected tech of rail infrastructure.
Here’s a problem that railway operators around the world are all too familiar with: how to manage thousands (often tens of thousands) of miles of track and an almost impossible number of stations, platforms, signals, bridges, tunnels, crossings, cuttings, embankments and viaducts…