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
08 August 2019The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is looking for experts with a high level of expertise and professional experience in navigation satellite systems to assist it with tasks related to the implementation of the Fundamental Elements funding mechanism.
27 June 2019Italian rail company Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), one of Europe’s leading rail infrastructure managers, was an early adopter of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS). The company also realised the potential benefits of using satellite positioning early in 2012 when Hitachi Rail...
07 May 2019The 2019 edition of the Galileo Masters opened for submissions on May 1. Since it began in 2004, the Galileo Masters has scouted for the most forward‐thinking applications based on Galileo and EGNOS. Innovators and entrepreneurs are now invited to submit their innovative solutions to the...
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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