Going Virtual

This article discusses the transition from analog to digital technologies and Virtual Railroading (VR) across the freight rail industry. The author explores the status of this transition within the four core rail operations technologies: communications, positioning, IT processing, and IT architecture. The article looks at Next Generation Train Control (NGTC), Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC), the European Train Control System (ETCS), and the move to Virtual CTC (VCTC).


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 32-35
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01700556
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 1 2019 4:54PM