20 Apr, 2014
There’s no longer any need to resort to dry blackboard presentations of train operation techniques – with SmartBoard and SoftSim, real-time simulation is now entering the classroom. Amtrak and BNSF are among the first users.
12 Mar, 2014
Passenger simulation reaches an unprecedented degree of realism and accuracy, introducing dozens of different people waiting on a platform, getting on and off trains, blocking a door, getting a bag accidentally stuck in it, and more.
12 Jan, 2014
Orders for simulators by rolling stock manufacturers – including Alstom, Bombardier, CSR, GE and Siemens– were marginal ten years ago. They now account for over 20% of Transport sales for CORYS.
06 Jul, 2012
The COMON* project partners are convinced that several months can be shaved off the time it takes to establish control systems. Their chief idea has involved creating a seamless “engineering chain” based on a shared database, enabling each partner’s...
04 Oct, 2010
Can a train driver take most of their practical examination on a simulator? In the United States, this has been possible for over fifteen years. In Europe, while examinations on rolling stock remain the benchmark, there are increasing signs of change, ...