Now Arriving at Track 4.0

Now Arriving at Track 4.0
Address: Karakaari 7
02610
Espoo
FI-00045
Finland
Phone: +358 (10) 448-8000 Connect: Website: View website Contact: Contact supplier View: View supplier Download: Download

Nokia

Now Arriving at Track 4.0

Breakthroughs in automation and analytics are fuelling the new digital railway, but tomorrow’s innovations can’t run on today’s connectivity: the railway of tomorrow is riding on private LTE and 5G wireless networks. Shunting by camera and sensor, not workers. Wholly driverless parking of empty trains. Remote maintenance with expert consultation. And more insight-rich data uploaded in a day — relayed by everything from track and rolling-stock-placed sensors to CCTV cameras and drones — than what could once be produced in a year.

Just a handful of snapshots from the railway digital transformation scrapbook being composed right now by the networks powering Industry 4.0: industrial-grade private wireless networks based on LTE and 5G.

When WiFi Goes Off the Rails

The importance of robust, resilient and virtually impenetrable private wireless networking to the digitalisation-driven possibilities of Industry 4.0, from driving automation, to streamlining processes, to finding staggering efficiencies, can’t be understated. And in the world of rail operations, where connecting IIoT sensors on engines, workers and rolling stock across vast rail yards, and the radio interference from metallic surfaces and insufficient mobility support, make wifi problematic, a self- contained private wireless network’s deterministic performance makes it the perfect solution for mission- critical operations, especially when worker and passenger safety are just as critical.

Download the full PDF here.

www.nokia.com

Other Nokia Documents

Latest Nokia News

Nokia Selected by Western Australia’s PTA to Modernise Rail Communications in Perth

Nokia Selected by Western Australia’s PTA to Modernise Rail...

Nokia has been selected by Western Australia's PTA to design, build and maintain a next generation railway communications system in Perth.

On Track for Greater Automation

On Track for Greater Automation

Nokia details some of the compelling use cases that will drive investment in railway automation over the next five years.

Contact Nokia

Use the form opposite to get in touch with Nokia directly to discuss any requirements you might have.








    We'd love to send you the latest news and information from the world of Railway-News. Please tick the box if you agree to receive them.

    For your peace of mind here is a link to our Privacy Policy.

    By submitting this form, you consent to allow Railway-News to store and process this information.

    Subscribe
    Follow Railway-News on LinkedIn
    Follow Railway-News on Twitter