Running on glass-fibre

Technologies

Running on glass-fibre

Kevin Tribble | 27.02.2018 | 1088 words | 8 minutes reading time

Current developments show that glass-fibre technologies will significantly impact the future of the railway industry. Kevin Tribble, FTS Product Management at Frauscher, casts an eye to the future of corresponding train detection solutions.

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Axle counting: The future

Technologies | Markets

Axle counting: The future

Elaine Baker | 07.02.2018 | 1475 words | 10 minutes reading time

Wheel detection and axle counting are currently the state-of-the-art technology when it comes to the reliable detection of trains. Elaine Baker, Managing Director Frauscher UK, summarises a few examples which show that this is unlikely to change for a long time – even in the light of new possibilities which the digitisation of the railway industry brings with it.

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Railway: Digital within analogue

Technologies

Railway: Digital within analogue

Stefan Marschnig | 30.06.2017 | 1646 words | 11 minutes reading time

Digitalisation is the dominant topic in the railway industry too. All available data must be used intelligently for this purpose. This is emphasised by Stefan Marschnig, Associate Professor at TU Graz.

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How systems communicate

Technologies

How systems communicate

Stefan Lugschitz | 29.06.2017 | 1467 words | 10 minutes reading time

No function without communication: interfaces make sure that components of the railway infrastructure are networked effectively.

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