Real-time traffic management on Bern`s metre gauge

Testing of a new traffic management system is underway on the metre gauge railway connecting Bern with Solothurn and nearby towns, and the equipment is expected to go live in mid-2017. Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn commissioned the system from PSI Transcom with a view to improving punctuality and reliability on its 50km network. Installation has been in progress since last year and the interface to the train control system has been completed; completion of the scheme is scheduled for 2018. [...]