SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 06/2022

EULYNX DataPrep – the European exchange format for signalling engineering data

June 2022 | Christoph Klaus, Bob Janssen, Felix Prüter

European railway infrastructure managers (IM) have been working on data models for recording, planning and managing their signalling systems for some years now. The motivations differ according to each IM; Network Rail’s SDEF model focuses on asset inventory and data exchange in the planning process, while the DB Netz PlanPro model focuses on data exchange with the signalling manufacturers. Continuous digital data exchange offers considerable advantages and saving potentials at a national level. An internationally coordinated data interface would multiply the benefits....