Thales creates ‘rolling lab’ that will gather data to enhance railway safety

Posted on 27 Jan 2022 by The Manufacturer

A 'rolling lab' on the UK railway network will provide critical data on a hyper-accurate train positioning system that aims to further increase the safety and efficiency of Britain’s railways.

This month (January 2022) Thales is installing its Robust Train Positioning System (RTPS) railway technology onboard an in-service GWR Class 150 cab, which marks the start of at least one year of data gathering in order to test the viability of the solution under realistic conditions. The equipment is composed of a range of sensor…

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