Rail

BlueID onTouch: subway turnstile speed with high security and convenience

BlueID onTouch brings subway entry-exit flow rates with the highest levels of security and traceability to corporate buildings, universities and other structures. For existing customers of BlueID’s established in-app-triggered ‘ACCESS’ authorisation management platform, onTouch requires no change in hardware to be enabled other than a firmware upgrade. Mobile access control …

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X-coded M12 rail approved connectors announced by binder

binder announces a range of M12 X-coded connectors approved for use in railway applications. By meeting the following standards for vibration and fire – DIN EN 50155 and DIN EN 45545-2 respectively, these circular connectors will suit a variety of railway applications including rolling stock, passenger information and access control. …

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RSSB appoints global engineering consultancy to review case for hydrogen trains

Rail industry body RSSB has appointed global engineering consultancy Arup to develop a ‘route map to enter service’ for hydrogen-powered trains on the Great Britain (GB) mainline. The work will involve establishing a high-level operational concept, the associated operational hazards, and regulatory obligations. The news follows a proposal by UK …

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