Topic: Digital automatic coupling (DAC)

Knorr-Bremse tests automated brake testing system

German transportation technology firm Knorr-Bremse has announced the start of trials for a new automated brake testing system for freight trains. The new technology is designed to increase efficiency and flexibility of rail freight transport...Read more
|Comment|author: Malcolm Ramsay

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

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