SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 10/2020

The new digital locally operated points for digital rail

October 2020 | Detlef John

The market in this sector has also advanced, both in Germany and internationally, as a result of the further development of control and safety technology for “digital rail” and over the course of the modernisation of the current relay-based ELOP (Electrically Locally Operated Points). The new digital LOP system (DLOP) needs to be even more networked and capable of diagnosis than in the past. The system described herein has got off to a good start at its current stage of development and it is helping to increase the performance and flexibility of customers both at home and abroad....