As written in a recent article in railjournal https://www.railjournal.com/in_depth/remed-works-to-revive-guatemalas-railway-network/, Guatemala is working again on the potentail of large scale revitalization and enlargement ideas - this time with private funding. Sometimes, private funding might become the enabler needed to kick-start such projects. However, having more stakeholders on board with additional interests, can also lead to worse … Continue reading Guatemala’s rail infrastructure soon back on track?
Tag: South America
Rumo, the Brazilian logistics giant has introduced an AI driven new broken rail detection system
As reported in railway gazette, Rumo is running a more advanced infrastructure diagnosis system toprevent broken rails. Why is it relevant Broken rails are an issue all across the world. For instance, Network Rail in the UK faces some 100broken rails per year. A broken rail can easily lead to a derailment which is, especially … Continue reading Rumo, the Brazilian logistics giant has introduced an AI driven new broken rail detection system
Mapping Railways in South America
After my playful time with railways in Africa, I now attempted South America. While most of the countries are rather simple to draw, just a few major lines to some mines, some countries like Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Venezuela have extensive networks. I did not take the time to look at each line about if … Continue reading Mapping Railways in South America