PROSE supports smartrail4.0 elaborating and presenting COAT - the CCS vehicle architecture at the “Industrietag 2019” event, dated February 21st
Switzerland is synonym to chocolate and cheese – and of course: railways! To ensure that it stays this way, Swiss Railways (SBB), Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon Bahn (BLS), Schweizerische Südostbahn (SOB), the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), and the Union of Public Transport (UPT) have joined forces and got the entire railway sector involved in the program “smartrail4.0”.
Once a year smartrail 4.0 is hosting an event to exchange the program status with industry representatives. This year, one of the topics presented was COAT - the CCS onboard architecture for trackside related functions. Since August 2018, PROSE is entrusted to manage the program COAT. PROSE is proud to be part of this lighthouse initiative in sustainable digitalisation of the railway industry in Switzerland.
Read more about smartrail 4.0: https://smartrail40.ch/
Other PROSE news
Goldenpass Express: The gauge changing bogie and the associated gauge changing system in Zweisimmen were successfully tested and presented to the public
PROSE was significantly involved in the development of the prototype for these bogies as well as the track side gauge changing facility. This bogie is a world novelty, as it not only adapts the gauge from standard gauge to metre gauge, but also adapts the height of the vehicle to the platform height (in this case a difference of 180mm).
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