How are railway enterprises leveraging EIIR providers? (Deals/Contracts/ Partnerships)
Ricardo supports world’s first solar-connected railways in UK.
Expleo has been awarded a four-year contract with the SNCF Group. Expleo group is now a preferred supplier for SNCF Mobilités of technical consultancy services in the fields of “General and Multi-Domain Consulting” and “Embedded Computing and Electronics.” This dual role enables Expleo to provide consulting services for SNCF Mobilités’ engineering hubs, equipment departments, industrial technical centres and maintenance technical centres for all activities and businesses related to rolling stock. This includes mechanics, design, calculation, integrated logistic support, operational safety, quality management, design studies and changes to printed circuit boards, validation of test benches, obsolescence management and software studies.
Beijing Metro Construction Administration Corporation Ltd has appointed Ricardo Certification to provide Independent Safety Assessment (ISA) services for the new metro line in the eastern side of the city. Ricardo is assessing the new Line 17 against European standards EN 50126, 50128 and 50129
How are railway enterprises organizing their EIIR activities? (GICs/ R&D Best Practices/Solutions)
London Underground is using WiFi to track passengers in Use cases are usage and congestion analysis, ad targeting, warning and information management.
Indian Railways is implementing Industry 4.0.
How are railway engineering service providers developing their solutions and capabilities?
Railway industry news
A creative and clever marketing strategy by German rail operator Deutsche Bahn to sell tickets to destinations which resemble famous foreign destinations. Use of marketing technologies such as image recognition, AI, ad targeting, etc. Results 24% revenue jump.
Hydrogen trains are getting momentum. After Germany its France now. SNCF will order 15 hydrogen trains from Alstom.
Heat generated at London Underground will be used to heat 1350 homes.
Railway resources: consultant/ analyst updates
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