step tracking

A Step in the right tracking direction

Since 2009, Australian-based Step Global has made a name for itself as a leader in the supply of technology products for the tracking and monitoring of mobile assets. Now it’s aiming to spread its reach further into the rail industry. A subterranean GNSS (global navigation satellite system) that regenerates satellite signals in real time, and is used to locate and track vehicles in road tunnels in Australia, could well soon be commonplace communication equipment for rail as well.
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ricardo braking

Ricardo Rail research on ETCS braking behaviour

A ground-breaking study conducted by researchers from Netherlands Railways (NS) and Ricardo Rail has focused on understanding driver braking behaviour with ETCS (European Train Control System) braking curves, shedding light on crucial aspects of modelling, feasibility, and capacity expectations.
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Bentley digital

Bentley constantly improving digital twin technology

  With digital twins being used more and more by owner operators, consultants, and contractors, delegates at the recent AusRAIL PLUS conference were able to learn more about their application from leading infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems, a pioneer of this technology.    
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