ÖBB-Infrastruktur is to undertake a three-month trial of OptaSense’s Distributed Acoustic Sensing, which enables existing trackside optic fibre cables to act as ‘virtual microphones’ able to detect the activities of cable thieves.

ABB has begun using BASF’s polybutylene terephthalate Ultradur B4450 G5 glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic for DC contactors meeting SNCF’s requirements for smoke density and toxicity.

As part of its electrification programme, Banedanmark has selected Comply Serve’s ComplyPro project compliance software to manage tender assessment, requirements management, build assurance, change management and hazard management.