SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 04/2021

Modernising railway systems using Commercial-off-the-Shelf technology

April 2021 | Manfred Gilliam, Sabine Konradi

Opening up a self-determined way for railway operators to modernise existing, outdated proprietary safety and control systems with standard technology. There is an enormous modernisation backlog in the railway industry worldwide. Advancing digitalisation means that the share of electronics in the railway industry is constantly increasing worldwide. This has resulted in a massive wave of modernisation. For railway operators, the self-determined and uncompromising modernisation of existing, outdated or defective control technology in an intelligent, economical and future-proof manner constitutes a key success factor....