ABLOY OPENS COMPETENCE CENTRES WORLDWIDE TO MODERNIZE ACCESS MANAGEMENT IN RAIL INDUSTRY

Locking solutions provider Abloy opens several competence centres worldwide to support the digital transformation in professional access management and locking. The focus is to bring operational excellence to the rapidly evolving and critical rail industry. Finnish locking solutions provider Abloy is expanding its international business operations. The main focus in 2019 will be in the global railway industry, which is …

INIT is Ready to Shape the Future of Public Transport

Account-based ticketing solutions, Mobility as a Service and electromobility – these are trend topics for public transport that are broadly discussed. INIT, leading supplier of integrated IT solutions for public transport, is ready to support transport operators to shape the future of public transport and will be showing its state-of-the-art products on its booth H05 at Asia Pacific Rail, taking …

Converged IP MPLS networks for urban railways

As urban populations continue to expand rapidly, urban railways operators are challenged to provide reliable, sustainable and safe transportation that can also scale and evolve to meet future passenger traffic volume and  needs. To meet the challenges, they need to embrace digital transformation and adopt new technologies. This application note explains how the Nokia Converged IP/MPLS Network for Urban Railways solution can …

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Keeping railway operations on track with predictive analytics

Across the world, railways continue to be integral to local and global economies by transporting goods and  people efficiently and safely. Maintaining efficient operations and ensuring safety for railway assets, the environment, and above all, human life are paramount concerns for all railway management professionals. Railway management systems employ new technologies that provide real-time monitoring, but seeing the present is …

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Setting up a five agency Electronic Fare Management (EFM) system in the Florida Suncoast region

In the Suncoast region of Florida, the Regional Working Group (RWG) sets new standards when it comes to inventive ideas. As a provider of transit services that enhance the quality of life in the Florida Suncoast area, it set out to implement a region-wide, Electronic Fare Management (EFM) and mobile ticketing solution with INIT as its partner. Innovative fare management …

Cyber security for railways

The consequences of a successful major cyber-attack on a nation’s rail infrastructure could be catastrophic. A metro transport system brought to a standstill for even a short period would cause city-wide havoc, damaging the local economy, harming the metro operator’s bottom line, and making passengers doubtful about the future safety and reliability of transport services. Worse, a successful attack on …

ITCS and Passenger Information System for Dubai

Fast-growing cities face specific transportation challenges. The existing public transport network has to be expanded or a new one has to be established. And the service offered must be convincing! Only then a great number of people will switch to bus and train. This is exactly what happened in Dubai where INIT implemented a complex telematics system for the Roads & Transport …

Changing tracks: Five make-or-break factors to unlock rail travel in Asia Pacific – Amadeus whitepaper

by Pierre-Yves Guillaume, Head of Rail, Asia Pacific, Amadeus Across Southeast Asia, the long-discussed plans for a pan-regional rail network are edging closer to reality. Rail operators are drawing inspiration from peers in countries like Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, which benefit from well-established networks, with a deserved reputation for customer-centricity and a service so reliable that punctuality is sometimes measured in …

Amadeus to distribute China Rail network globally

Travel agencies are now able to book, ticket and refund China Rail tickets directly in the Amadeus Selling Platform China presents one of the greatest opportunities for the development of rail technologies. What Europe and Japan accomplished over 40 years, China has effectively quadrupled in little more than a decade. Today, China’s high-speed rail network stretches for over 25,000 kilometers[1], …