CORYS enhanced Computer Generated Images rival the realism of Flight Simulator®

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The latest in computer-generated image technology is helping our train simulators deliver the same immersive experience as Flight Simulator®, only on solid ground. The physical environment is represented in extreme detail, with image resolution down to 5 centimetres. All elements on the network are also georeferenced. Add the effects of wind and sunlight and the … Read more

ETCS : training in advance with simulators by LNER

 The ideal solution to prepare for the arrival of ETCS Interview with Paul Boyle, Head of ERTMS, London North Eastern Railway, UK  LNER invested in a CORYS ETCS simulator back in 2015, even though the route on which they operate wasnot yet fitted. Why plan so far ahead? We understood that we needed to start … Read more

ETCS training : The importance of the simulators fidelity by NS

“A simulator that faithfully reproduces the driver’s everyday environment” Interview with Carl Kleibeuker, senior instructor, NS (Netherlands) What factors led to NS choosing its ETCS training simulator? As an instructor, I didn’t get to have a say in which one we chose. However, I did have to give an opinion about how faithful the simulator … Read more

ETCS : using a simulator to prepare and train your staff

CORYS’ ETCS simulator offers operators, infrastructure managers, and certification bodies the perfect way to anticipate this major change. A dozen or so of our clients, spread across seven countries, are already using it. The key feature of this simulator is that it complies with EU SRS standards for Baselines 2 and 3, allowing users to … Read more

Motion systems for simulators : why 5 DOF is better than 6 DOF

No, the 6 DOF motion system is not necessarily the best choice for a full-scope train, subway and tramway simulator. 5 DOF is more realistic, less bulky and not necessarily more expensive. Demonstration. What is the difference between a 5 DOF and a 6 DOF, from the user’s point of view? Not much, just one … Read more

Ultralight simulator

The ultralight simulator is now appearing in classrooms, featuring a curved 3-D screen depicting the track and landscape, a 24-inch touchscreen for the console, and two controls for the basic commands. The main advantage is the blend of realism and simplicity. After the fact, this seems obvious, but somebody had to come up with the … Read more

A fullscope simulator weighing just 740 kg

The fullscope cab simulator to be delivered in early 2017 to Queensland Rail, Australia is three times lighter than a conventional simulator. Not only that – it has a 6-DOF motion platform, offers training for five different trains, and didn’t cost any more than usual. Queensland Rail’s original problem was not one of weight but … Read more

Simulator training for PTC – finding a simulator that meets FRA requirements

Since the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 was signed into law on October 16, 2008, Class I and commuter railroads have scrambled to integrate the infrastructural and organizational changes required to fully realize Positive Train Control (PTC) by December 15, 2015. In addition to financing entirely new data networks and retrofitting on-board display screens, … Read more

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