smartrail 4.0: A modernisation programme for the Swiss rail sector. 

The railway companies of Switzerland are modernising the railway system with the smartrail 4.0 programme. Old systems are being replaced and, as part of this process, opportunities for automation and optimisation are being exploited. This will allow future services to run reliably, increase capacity on the existing network, improve safety for employees and stabilise system costs. This way, rail will remain competitive over the long term. term.

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Project road map

 
Since 2017

Conceptual phase

During the conceptual phase, up to 2020, a unified overall architecture has been designed.

from 2020

System preparation and testing

Based on the architecture, the industry develops products which are then tested…

from 2027

Industrialised rollout

…so that by 2027, industrial rollout will begin on individual routes…

from 2030


…and then on the core network from 2030.

by 2040
 

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