smartrail 4.0: An innovation programme
from the Swiss railway industry.

With the smartrail 4.0 programme, the Swiss railway industry is harnessing digitalisation and the potential of new technologies to further increase capacity and safety, make more efficient use of railway infrastructure, save costs and thus maintain the railway's competitiveness in the longer term.

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smartrail 4.0 will increase the capacity and security in the rail industry step by step, using the rail infrastructure more efficiently and saving on costs.

Project road map

 
from 2017

Development project

In the current development project phase that runs until the end of 2019, the new technologies and systems are being tested for functionality and suitability for licensing.

from 2020

Trial

These will then be trialled in field tests in pilot systems...

from 2027

Industry rollout

...to enable the industry rollout from 2027

2038
 

Partner

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bls ag
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RhB
VÖV UTP