SMART Railway Integration for Safety

Rail travel relies on information technology as the network faces burgeoning demands in terms of robustness, reliability and capacity. Travelers look for better levels of service while rail operators seek to improve efficiency and trim costs, and regulators call for greater safety and security.

Ethernet Direct offers S.M.A.R.T. – smart, manageable, assured & guaranteed Rail and Train Control.

Areas of application:

  • Communication-based train control
  • Train Communication networks
  • Passenger information systems & Passenger Wi-Fi
  • On-board surveillance
  • Wayside condition monitoring
  • Signaling, interlocking & crossings control
  • Central control room & station control room

Requirements for the application:

  • Industrial Core to edge networks devices to address the high bandwidth and high network availability for CBTC
  • Switches offering high bandwidth & availability for multimedia (real-time data + audio + video transmission)
  • Ethernet Direct distinctive feature “ auto bypass function”
  • Industrial switch with power redundancy and operates reliably under wide temperature -40 to 80°C.
  • Full gigabit managed industrial Power over Ethernet switch for IP surveillance system
  • Full gigabit managed Industrial Ethernet switches for central control and local control centers
  • Direct-Ring, Direct-Chain & Join-Ring redundancy technology with less than 10 milliseconds @ 250 switches
  • EN50155 and EN50121-4 certified industrial devices