Development of a Safe Computing Platform started

The conversion of the rail industry to digital technologies poses special challenges in terms of safety, especially on the software side. These are to be met with the specification of a Safe Computing Platform.


Accurate train location data trial in Great Britain

Potential uses of very precise train location data are being assessed from a trial installation of Thales’ Robust Train Positioning System on a Great Western Railway Class 150 diesel multiple-unit in Great Britain.


Tilting technology and ETCS active simultaneously on German ICE trains

On 02.02.2022, for the first time in Germany, a timetable operation took place in which both the track curve-dependent tilting technology (GNT) and the train control system ETCS were active. 

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SpaceX engineers develop autonomous rail vehicles

When SpaceX engineers join forces to form a new company, technological innovation is highly likely. The Californian start-up Parallel Systems is dedicated to developing autonomous rail vehicles for freight transport.


Fully automatic GoA4 shunting locomotive: DB Cargo chooses Railergy for development and approval

In order to make rail freight transport more competitive, the activities of the bead breaking locomotives in DB Cargo's train formation facilities (ZBA) are to be fully automated.


Digital S-Bahn presented at the ITS Congress

On the occasion of the ITS World Congress, two projects within the framework of the "Digital S-Bahn Hamburg" had been presented in practice.