Cisco Connected Rail Solution Brief

Cisco Connected Rail Solution Brief
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Cisco Connected Rail Solution Brief

Transforming Passenger Experiences and Rail Operations with Secure, Reliable Connectivity

Rail operators must ensure the safety of workers, passengers, and the public while at the same time keeping trains running on time, providing superior service, and minimizing operational costs. To achieve these business objectives, rail equipment and infrastructure owners can take advantage of increasingly advanced technology to address safety concerns, improve asset visibility, offer new value-added services, increase ridership, and reduce operating expenses. Freight rail carriers can use remote control, automation, and new Internet of Things (IoT) data to keep workers safe, streamline operations, and minimize freight cost per mile, so they remain competitive with other modes of overland freight transportation. Passenger rail providers can offer services such as high-speed internet access, infotainment, mobile ticketing, and security systems on trains and in stations to enhance the passenger experience and increase ridership. And of course, critical signaling and control systems such as ERTMS, CBTC, and PTC are needed for safe operation. All of these capabilities can be key to business success for rail operations, and they all depend on a foundation of network capability that is secure, scalable, reliable, and resilient, and that satisfies an ever-increasing demand for data throughput. Cisco’s networking products and solutions provide the necessary foundation for securely solving these networking challenges. Cisco’s Industrial IoT products are proven to meet the unique demands of operating in a rail environment, and the Cisco® Connected Rail solution provides a Cisco Validated Design for reliably interconnecting high-speed trains, trackside infrastructure, stations, and operations centers across all the rail operator’s sites and regions.

Benefits

A network foundation for improving the safety, efficiency, and service levels of your rail operations.

  • Train-to-ground wireless with an unprecedented combination of bandwidth and low latency
  • In-station and onboard Wi-Fi that raises the bar for passenger services and experience
  • Network segmentation to securely deliver multiple services (vital and nonvital) over the same infrastructure – lowering risk and reducing cost
  • Automated network configuration and security with Cisco intent-based networking, so you can easily get the network to do what you want
  • Flexibility for modern or legacy backhaul

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