FH Aachen: Research on obstacle detection with 3D LiDAR technology

FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences is researching the challenges of automated shunting of cargo trains as part of the EU-funded SAMIRA project (Shunting Assistant & Monitoring Interface for Autonomous Rail Applications).


Dutch robot to install ERTMS elements

The international railway construction company Strukton Rail and AMT Group want to jointly develop an assembly robot that can autonomously install ERTMS elements on the track.


Hitachi Rail simulates cloud-based ERTMS system for HyperloopTT

Hitachi Rail has developed a digital simulator at its Naples site to provide cloud-based integrated testing of the traffic management, signalling and some physical safety requirements of HyperloopTT's Hyperloop system.


University of Birmingham and RazorSecure sign agreement on cyber security

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with rail cyber security company RazorSecure on 08.06.2022.


Alstom, DLR and TU Berlin test automated regional trains in Lower Saxony

Alstom, together with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and TU Berlin, is developing technical solutions to gradually digitalise regional rail passenger transport. The research project "Automated regional trains in Lower Saxony" is now entering the next phase.


ETCS laboratory of the DZSF at two locations - internal use only

The ETCS laboratory of the German Centre for Rail Traffic Research (DZSF) is being built at two locations, project manager Martin Lehnert reported at the annual conference of railway experts in Fulda at the beginning of May.