Technology

5 steps towards a Terminal Operating System

A terminal operating system helps a terminal be more efficient. This is what we have learnt from best practices and those who have embraced digitalisation as the future for rail. But, which system is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Switzerland next stop for DAC test train

After an extensive test program at five Austrian stations from the beginning of February to the beginning of March 2022, a freight train with Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) will be tested in Switzerland now. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

UK’s Holy Grail could be retractable electric supply

A ground-breaking design incorporating retractable overhead electric traction could be the answer that the UK rail freight industry has been waiting for. A collaboration between Swiss-headquartered engineering specialists Furrer and Frey, aggregates company Tarmac, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

What did the DAC4EU train do in Austria?

In late January, a freight train equipped with the Digital Automatic Coupling technology started a test trip from Berlin to cross Europe and assess the technology. In February, it spent some days in Austria, testing...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios