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Stockholm’s EuroMaint deploys Trimble’s real-time diagnostic system technology

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Euromaint Rail has deployed the Trimble® R2M real-time remote diagnostic system to manage the maintenance of fleets running on Stockholm Commuter lines and Norrtåg regional rail lines. The deployment is part of Euromaint Rail’s Remote Vehicle Monitoring (RVM) program to enhance its customer service by providing a modern and […]

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Deutsche Bahn targeted in global cyber attack

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn has confirmed that they were targeted in a global cyber attack that has scrambled computer systems in countries around the world. Cyber criminals tricked victims into opening malware through email scams that purported to contain invoices, job offers, and security warnings. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers and demanded […]

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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Sales & Profits Grow as Unipart Invests in New Technologies

OXFORD, England, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unipart Group has announced its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Turnover was £747.7m (£722.5m in 2015); profit before interest, tax and exceptional items was £28.3 million (£27.5million in 2015). The Group ended the year with a net cash balance of £15.2m (2015 £7.1m). Commenting […]

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Knorr-Bremse Takes Fleet Management and Maintenance to the Next Level with OpenText

WATERLOO, Ontario, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that Knorr-Bremse Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has deployed OpenText Analytics to enable intelligent fleet management and condition-based maintenance. With OpenText Analytics, Knorr-Bremse’s customers can […]

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French Operator SNCF to implement IBM Watson Internet of Things tech

IBM have announced that French operator SNCF will use the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technology to enhance safety, security, and fleet availability. SNCF manage scheduling, operations, and maintenance for a network with 30,000 km of track, 15,000 trains, 3,000 stations, and 13.5 million passengers per day. The cloud-based Watson IoT platform will enable […]

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How to slash rail maintenance costs by 22% with drones

What’s the business case for drone-based solutions in rail? The drone industry is growing rapidly, and a lot of hype surrounds this futuristic technology. But what tangible benefits do drones present to operators, rail businesses, and maintenance teams? Our new white paper shows how SNCF, BNSF, Deutsche Bahn and other industry leaders have implemented drone-based […]

Are the railways safe from cyber attacks? 3 things you need to know

San Francisco’s subway services were recently the target of a cyber attack by the hackers known as “Andy Saolis”. The attack on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) resulted in the hackers taking control of 2,112 out of 8,500 devices, shutting down workstations, ticket machines and computers. The hackers demanded a ransom of around […]

HackTrain 3.0 harnesses big data to drive innovation

On November 4-6 HackTrain 3.0 saw over one hundred top developers, designers, and entrepreneurs come together to build apps, websites, and hardware to tackle some of the biggest challenges in the railway industry today. HackTrain host the railway industry’s ‘hackathon’ – a concept made popular in Silicon Valley – for a dedicated time of collaborative […]