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How to reduce rail chaos using maths

The British train timetables changed on May 20. Since then, there has been chaos across the railway network. The railway operators Northern and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) have been particularly affected by the changes ...

dateJun 08, 2018 in Other
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The inflatable bridge

A wildlife crossing over the upcoming Koralm railway is being built using a new construction technique developed by TU Wien. Traditional support structures are replaced by an air cushion.

dateDec 21, 2017 in Engineering
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Towards better understanding of railway ballast

SNCF engineers have been using mathematical models for many years to simulate the dynamic behavior of railways. These models have not been able to take into account large portions of the track have been extremely limited ...

dateNov 22, 2017 in Engineering
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