RailwayAge Leaderboard 1/5/2017

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

  • Boosting Efficiency with Real-time Passenger InformationBy

    Real-time passenger information communication has become an increasingly important requirement for mass transit customers. Gone are the days when riders would patiently wait at a stop for the next bus; today’s transit passengers want to know when their bus will actually arrive, not when their...
  • Forging vs Extrusion: A Comparative Guide of Two Shaping MethodsBy

    When you want to manufacture copper parts and components, there are multiple ways to achieve the same results. Forging and extrusion are 2 reliable methods. Here is a comparative guide illustrating the differences between forging copper and making custom copper extrusions.
  • AEI RF Identification in the Railroad IndustryBy

    A history of RF identification in the railroad industry.
  • 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...