Rail Transport

If you are working with rail transport, you are on the right page. Here you will find information that makes it easier to handle your daily tasks. Meet peers who explain how they have solved challenges related to the rail transport world, and find information about solutions that can make your job easier and improve the results. We hope you enjoy the journey!

Reach the goals of more efficient rail transport

The rail sector is currently undergoing a huge transformation. Business structures, responsibilities and the way the sector is organised are rapidly changing. These changes require adaptability, not only for the organisations; but also for the IT systems, which assist daily rail planning and operational management. The IT system you choose for planning and operations management must be able to assist you in reacting quickly and accurately to changes, not only on an organisational level; but also to daily challenges and disruptions.

Several players in the rail sector have already experienced how IT solutions have helped them reach their goals. Read more about these experiences below.

Westbahn handles several tasks in one system

In order to begin intercity passenger rail operations in 2011, WESTbahn required a software solution capable of handling timetable, block and duty planning as well as the allocation of vehicles and employees. Furthermore, it had to function as the central IT system for all installed IT solutions.

“The very clear structured system processes enables us to work efficiently. The system is also very stable and easy to maintain”.

Mag. Christian Pettauer, CIO, WESTbahn Management GmbH

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Optimised duty plans saves money at Keolis in Norway

When Keolis Norge were to create brand new duty plans with short notice due to an unforeseen change in timetables they did not have time to do this using the partially manual planning method they had used until now. Today they can produce duty plans on their own, much faster and better than before.

”With the optimisation module we can test several different scenarios in a short time and create several suggestions for duty plans.”

Nina Borgen, Payroll Coordinator, Keolis Norge AS

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