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Automatic train-running control - Articles and news items

SFRTA awards $40 million contract to Wabtec Corporation

Rail industry news / 2 June 2017 /

Wabtec Corporation has signed a contract to install Positive Train Control (PTC) for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority.

The extensive innovations in railway digitalisation and how best to utilise and demonstrate them

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 10 May 2017 /

Graham Ellis discusses railway digitalisation, driverless trains, the utilisation of data and how to demonstrate advances in rail technology.

Automatic train operation to be installed on Line A of Paris RER

Rail industry news / 10 June 2015 /

An automatic train operation system will be developed and installed on Line A of the Paris RER network by Alstom Transport.

Innovation is important for Network Rail

Issue 6 2010 / 10 December 2010 /

Over the last decade, the UK’s railways have been transformed. When we took over from Railtrack in 2002, we took over a railway that had lost the confidence of the nation. Ten years ago punctuality was running at 79% while the number of broken rails approached 1,000. Today, nearly 94% of trains run on time, […]

High-tech solution for ÖBB operation control

Issue 4 2009, Past issues / 21 July 2009 /

ÖBB-Infrastruktur Betrieb AG is a modern and customer-oriented infrastructure operator allowing the 22 railway undertakings authorised to operate in Austria access to ÖBB’s approximately 5,700km-long railway network. To this end, ÖBB’s operation control strategy plays a decisive role. ÖBB heralded a new high-tech era with the launch of the operation control centre in Innsbruck at the end of 2008.