Enhanced networking connectivity on board trains is allowing for better crew operations as well as enhanced experiences for passengers. In addition, connectivity to command centers allow for better operational control and improved data resources for management.
Goals and Objectives
Improved operations for train crew, ground operations personnel, management, and enhanced passenger service with arrival/departure information, payment capabilities, and on-board services.
GPS, sensors, wireless communications, WiFi, IoT, cloud-enabled analytics, mobile, SMS, Bluetooth, NFC
Use Case Summary
Next-generation rail incorporates improved railway operations for train crews and operations personnel at stations and command centers, as well as better data and analytics for management, and enhanced passenger services with real-time train services, fare payment capabilities, and onboard services.