Rail Vision


Technology’s Role in Mitigating Railway Incidents

Between 2013 and 2022, more than 12,000 incidents occurred on the nation’s 140,000 miles of track. Though the railway industry has accurately asserted significant safety improvements over the past decade, and though

Duos Technologies is a Jacksonville, Fla.-based supplier of automated railcar inspection portals (pictured) and artificial intelligence (AI) models. (Photograph Courtesy of Duos Technologies)
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Supply Side: Duos, Rail Vision

Duos Technologies expands its reach in Mexico. Also, Rail Vision Ltd. lands a switch-yard system contract from a U.S.-based rail and leasing services company.

The winning teams of Wabtec's "Exceed Campus Challenge" in India developed innovative proposals for a range of technical challenges facing the rail industry. (Wabtec Photo)
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Supply Side: Wabtec, Rail Vision

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) announces winners for its “Exceed Campus Challenge” in India. Also, Rail Vision Ltd. (Rail Vision) appoints Mark Cleobury as Chairman.

Wabtec currently has four GPOCs located in the U.S., Brazil and Kazakhstan that monitor more than 18,000 assets 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Supply Side: Wabtec, Rail Vision, Thales

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) opens first European Transit Performance Optimization Center (TPOC) in Derby, U.K. Also, Rail Vision Ltd. (Rail Vision) receives notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO);

As part of its AutoHaul program, “Rio Tinto is seeking to add a forward-looking capability to its autonomous trains to detect obstacles on and along the tracks,” according to Rail Vision, whose Main Line system will be used to detect different types of obstacles at various ranges as part of a three-month pilot. (Photograph Courtesy of Rio Tinto)
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Supply Side: Hitachi, Humatics, Rail Vision

Hitachi Rail has completed a yearlong pilot evaluating Waltham, Mass.-based Humatics Corporation’s rail navigation system for possible integration with its CBTC (communications-based train control) technology. Also, Ra’anana, Israel-based Rail Vision Ltd.’s track-obstacle detection system will be tested as part of Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s AutoHaul® project in western Australia; Hitachi is the project’s lead technology integrator.