Driver training is of paramount importance to transport operators, but in an industry with very little downtime, how can they do this efficiently while ensuring that everyone gets the most out of the experience? Thomas Kritzer and Ralph Fromwald at Wiener Linien explain how technological advances are changing the way training…
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With passenger numbers on the up and the constraints this puts on capacity, control rooms are put under increasing pressure. Thomas Kritzer, Head of the Tramway Operations Division at Wiener Linien, explains how digitalisation can help, with intelligent assistants stepping in to do what humans can’t.
While Vienna has developed its public transportation systems and accompanying infrastructure tremendously in recent years, the term ‘smart city’ has encouraged further debate on urban mobility. Gregory Telepak, Technical Officer and Project Manager, and Alexander Scholz, Junior Expert in Mobility, both from the Vienna City Administration, detail Vienna’s plans to…
Thomas Kritzer – Head of the Department for Security and Service at Wiener Linien – gives an overview of the approach and use of CCTV for Vienna’s public transport network, highlighting its operational benefits and how the arrival of new technology can provide greater security advantages in the future.