Transportation

25 Apr, 2016
Designed for touchscreen use, and available in a tablet version, CORYS’ new instructor station interface is set to revolutionise trainers’ work
22 Mar, 2016
Designed for touchscreen use, and available in a tablet version, CORYS’ new instructor station interface is set to revolutionise trainers’ work
27 Jan, 2016
Since the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 was signed into law on 2008, Class I and commuter railroads have scrambled to integrate the infrastructural and organizational changes required to fully realize Positive Train Control (PTC)
10 Nov, 2015
Depending on training objectives and the faults to be reproduced, the various parts of the train can be modelled with varying degrees of precision
23 Jul, 2015
Flat screens are becoming increasingly large, and cheaper, too; as a result, they are tending to replace the projection systems used in transport simulators. However, projectors still offer some major benefits. The following five considerations can ...
08 Sep, 2014
Many operators prefer to progress gradually when introducing a simulator in their trainings. RATP, on the other hand, has done everything at once. Since October 2014, all its metro drivers undergoing initial training work on a simulator throughout the ...
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.
11 Aug, 2012
An increasing number of CORYS’ 550 transport simulators have been upgraded to include Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) systems. This technology is now becoming widespread – and in many cases mandatory – in Europe (ERTMS) and the US (PTC). Here ...

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