The future of Train Tracking – Wheel Detection Forum

Under the motto “The future of train tracking”, the fourth edition of the Wheel Detection Forum will be packed with presentations, discussions and reports on proven as well as future technology. About 250 leading experts are awaited to join the forum in Vienna. Thereby this will also be the perfect possibility for networking with senior […]

Teleste: Rolling stock technology utilised by the big railway players to create a smooth and safe passenger experience

Traveling is changing fast as passengers demand smarter, safer and smoother ways to move around. At SmartRail Europe 2017 Teleste will highlight how to build up an intelligent public transport system that provides attractive services to your customers and helps you increase ridership. Teleste state-of-the-art transportation technology includes high profile international customers such as french […]

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Thales Wins first Transportation Contract in Vietnam for Hanoi Metro

HANOI, Vietnam, Feb. 21, 2017 — In its first transportation project in Vietnam, Thales has signed a contract to provide a complete telecommunications system for Line 3 of the Hanoi metro, the first of five lines planned for the Vietnamese capital. A French consortium including Alstom (leader), Colas Rail and Thales signed the contract, valued […]


The top innovations of InnoTrans 2016 – report

Through technology and innovation we create an ever safer, more efficient, and more effective railway industry. It is with this in mind that the team headed to InnoTrans in Berlin, in search of the most innovative and ground-breaking developments that are set shape the future of the railways. We spoke to hundreds of companies […]

Intelligence on Wheels collision warning system installed on high-speed trains

Intelligence on Wheels’ collision warning system has been successfully installed for the first time on high-speed trains. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Trenitalia (Italy), used Intelligence on Wheels’ collision warning system to monitor manoeuvres while driving two Frecciarossa high-speed trains at night time with speeds of up to 300km/h. With the collision warning system […]


Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338 million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete Positive Train Control (PTC) system on their entire Commuter Rail network. This newly awarded project represents an additional stepping stone for the business in becoming a recognized rail technology system integrator in North America, a role that the […]