Big Data - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 28 November 2016 /
According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.
Nigel Davies, Head of QinetiQ’s Secured Navigation group, explores the potential risks and benefits of the increasing use of satellite signals in rail networks.
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Digitisation has reached the world of trains in tremendous speed. Trains are generating large volumes of data and this webinar describes how rail operators and maintainers can use such data to improve their businesses and generate more value from their assets…
Issue 4 2016 / 25 July 2016 /
Rolling stock maintenance is an expensive and critical process for a railway company. Trenitalia has managed to make it more effective by using a dynamic maintenance system which combines the Internet of Things (IoT) with analytics and in-memory computing. For European Railway Review, Trenitalia’s CIO, Danilo Gismondi, shares the details of these all-encompassing technologies and how they are working to keep Italy’s rolling stock on track…
Rail industry news / 11 January 2016 /
The UK’s £22 million Centre for Innovation in Rail will officially open in autumn 2016 coinciding will the launch of a £4.5 million advanced test facility. Co-funded by the Regional Growth Fund, the Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at the University of Huddersfield is currently in the process of delivering its £22 million Centre for Innovation in Rail […]
Rail industry news / 10 September 2015 /
Stockholm’s commuter train operator Stockholmstag has developed a model known as ‘The commuter prognosis’ that can predict delays up to two hours in the future. The operator has developed a mathematical algorithm that uses big data to visualise the entire commuter train system two hours into the future. The new system enables Stockholmstag to forecast […]
Rail industry news / 7 May 2015 /
At a dinner-debate held in Brussels by Rail Forum Europe, a coordinated approach was proposed for the implementation of digital technology in the rail system. In order to fully unleash digital potential, a long-term vision and coordinated approach among all rail stakeholders was recognised within the framework of the EU Digital Single Market Strategy by […]
Rail industry news / 5 July 2013 /
“Technology can greatly improve the transport experience…”