SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 12/2021

Geo-redundancy – the next big step for increased safety in operations management

December 2021 | Robert Holzknecht

Technical and economic aspects have greatly characterised operations management in recent years. Functions such as automatic route setting for trains and shunting have become integral components and created centralised systems that enable the rail network to be operated with maximum efficiency. This has resulted in highly secure, highly available and significantly automated control centres, without which modern rail operations are no longer possible. In addition to the increasing expectations of passengers, freight transport customers and the progressive digitalisation of rail operations, the established concepts are also facing new challenges due to geopolitical and ecological changes...

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