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All Aboard the Cybersecurity Express

The rail industry has always placed a keen emphasis on safety – ensuring that every ride is as safe as possible, posing no risk to passengers or employees.  But rail systems have

The Hitachi Energy RESIBLOC® Rail offers an integrated cooling system and a voltage rating of up to 25 kV. (Image Courtesy of Hitachi Energy)
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Supply Side: Belden/Cylus, Cummins, Hitachi

Belden and Cylus are teaming on a rail cybersecurity platform for rolling stock and signaling systems. Also, Cummins’ Tier 4 QSK95 engine can now be used with renewable diesel; and Hitachi Energy is offering a new oil-free traction transformer with integrated cooling system.

A new frontier in railway innovation

As railways push ahead with digitalization, more and more are engaging and implementing solutions from a new form of supplier: the tech start-up. This is changing the railway-supplier relationship and altering the industry’s wider approach to innovation, as IRJ’s Kevin Smith discovers.