SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 11/2021

Fully automatic GoA4 shunting locomotive: DB Cargo chooses Railergy for development and approval

November 2021 | Redaktion

DB Cargo AG operates single wagon transport throughout Germany. Single wagon transport is characterised by the coupling and uncoupling of individual wagons or groups of wagons at hubs (train formation facilities) within Germany. In order to make rail freight transport more competitive, the activities of the shunting locomotives in DB Cargo’s train formation facilities (ZBA) are to be fully automated. For this purpose, the hitherto existing shunting commands from the sequence interlocking have to be extended to neighbouring process steps....