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White Papers for Rail Resource: Communication & Signals and Rolling Stock Buyers Guide

  • HBM Case Study: Reliable Data Acquisition Ensures Rail Car SafetyBy

    A Sims PE case study using eDaq technology for on-track testing
  • Shrouds of Time: The History of RFIDBy

    Many things are hidden in the shrouds of time. The task of tracing history and genealogy is arduous and challenging, but, ultimately, rewarding. Our past can open doors to our future. Whether we realize it or not, RFID (radio frequency identification) is an integral part of our life. RFID...
  • High Availability of Modern Train Detection Systems Using Intelligent FunctionsBy

    This white paper provides an overview of the topic of high availability and compares the various approaches for increasing the availability of signalling systems. In this paper, the advantages and disadvantages of fault-tolerant functions compared with fully redundant systems are highlighted...
  • Power Utility - Data and Voice ApplicationBy

    A European power company needed reliable, sensibly priced equipment to set up a data and voice communication system between power stations.
  • 1 Effect of FRA Technical Bulletin S - 12 - 01 on the Highway and Rail industriesBy

    Since the National Transportation Board’s (NTSB) 1995 investigation of a collision between a school bus and a train in Fox River Grove, Ill., at an interconnected highway-rail grade crossing, a number of federal agencies have issued safety recommendations and guidance...