In today’s highly competitive rail market automation and centralisation are drivers for innovation. Also national borders are no longer rail operation borders. Operators and infrastructure managers are seeking new ways to improve efficiency, operational safety and to control risk.
Wayside train monitoring systems can measure the operational performance of rolling stock and infrastructure assets as well as the direct surroundings. In doing so, wayside train monitoring systems provide management information to improve performance and optimise (preventive) maintenance strategy, resulting in an increase in asset availability, cost optimisation and overall improvement of safety.
- Increasingly important role of WTMS in railway operation and vehicle maintenance
- Regulations and the need for cross-border data exchange
- Performance of transportation from a technical point of view