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Time for a Revolution: Why Signaling Technology Needs Standardizing

An internationally consistent basis for signaling and interlocking technology could make rail transportation safer, more effective, and cheaper. This is why the EULYNX initiative is committed to standardization. But not all users are aware of this.

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Video: What Are the Benefits of COTS Controllers?

System integrators and OEMs are getting on board with the global megatrend of commercial off-the-self (COTS) technology. What are the benefits of COTS controllers in the digital age? We asked top decision makers from the rail industry at the HIMA Smart Rail Summit.

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Stricter Requirements: Safety Expertise in the Digital Age

Plants have become much more complex in the past few years, as have legal requirements. How does this affect operators and safety engineers? Are their qualifications still enough? Here we take a look at the situation and offer advice.

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Sustainable Mobility: Luxembourg Sets an Example

According to the UN, two thirds of the population will live in cities by the year 2050. So how can traffic congestion be prevented in built-up areas? Luxembourg City has a groundbreaking solution: the Luxtram. The new tram will soon enter the streets. It is completely free of overhead wires and 100% powered by electricity. But how will it work?

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Checklist: Does Your Safety System Need an Update?

As a plant operator, how do you determine if your existing safety system still fulfills all key requirements? Our checklist helps to give you an overview of how safe your plant is.

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Natural Gas Production: Will Australia Overtake Qatar?

Energy providers Shell and INPEX have been in a head-to-head race for many years now. Both have developed billion-dollar natural gas production facilities that will enter into operation at about the same time. But, a winner is emerging: Australia.