SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 12/2020

First cloud-enabled interlocking in operation

December 2020 | Editor

Together with Siemens Mobility, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG has commissioned the “Distributed Smart Safe System” (DS3) platform and basis for digital interlocking control from the cloud (“Interlocking in the Cloud”) at Achau railway station in Austria. This project is the first approval of a SIL4 interlocking on COTS hardware worldwide and is an international pilot and reference project. DS3 is the first platform that enables signalling applications to function and run safely on commercial, off-the-shelf hardware....

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