Railways 4.0 – Divide and Conquer

I recently watched the webinar organized by IBM regarding think beyond the rails. And there are a few things that became very clear to me which i would like to address: Railways need to improve their skills in soft- and hardware to reduce costs but also increase quality (and with this reliability, availability and safety) … Continue reading Railways 4.0 – Divide and Conquer


One ticketing system vs. multiple approaches

I just read a quite interesting interview of Ulrich Gygi, still President of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) where he explains the development in the ticketing system in Switzerland. He is dissatisfied with the progress as well as the fact that smaller rail operators, such as the Südostbahn (SOB) and the Bern Lötschberg Simplon Bahn … Continue reading One ticketing system vs. multiple approaches