SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 10/2020

ÖBB infrastructure and Thales work on the cloud interlocking

Oktober 2020 | Redaktion

Digitisation plays a central role in the necessary increase in capacity, as it helps to use the railway infrastructure as efficiently as possible. During a live demonstration at an Austrian premiere in early September, it was shown how an interlocking can work in the cloud. The interlocking at Wöllersdorf station was controlled by a cloud computer in order to set the signals and points in the Wöllersdorf area from the Thales location on Vienna's Handelskai. The successful demonstration was the first step towards making the innovation usable in daily operations as quickly as possible....