Aside from the more well-known facts such as passenger information, European GNSS serves the rail sector in various other ways. From asset management to High and Low Density Command & Control Systems, the amount of initiatives in the world shows the consideration given to Rail and GNSS developments. GNSS enabled signalling applications provide increased safety and reduce costs of infrastructure management and operations compared to legacy signalling solutions.
Rail in Action
05 April 2019The first Space for Innovation in Rail conference in Vienna on 18 and 19 March brought together stakeholders from the rail and space sector in a unique event to discuss the important role of satellite-based positioning technology for the future of the European rail sector. The event highlighted a...
03 April 2019The NavPro team took the top prize at the Galileo Hackathon by H2020 project GNSS.asia, with their Rail Unfail solution, a GNSS-based maintenance system that geotags potential fault locations on railway tracks.
02 April 2019Stakeholders from the space and rail sectors joined with regulators and government representatives to review the benefits and make a point on the way forward for European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (EGNSS), Galileo and EGNOS within railway applications in Europe. The two-day Space for...
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of all rail receivers are capable of tracking multiple constellations
is the share of European companies among global system integrators in railway signaling
2.8 million wagons of the nearly 220,000 trains in the world dedicated to freight form the addressable market for GNSS applications.
Rail in the media
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Rail R&D projects