Intelligent Tamping of Switches and Railway Lines
Tamping Assistant (tmA2)
The tamping machine will show you how to operate it in order to optimize track maintenance and render it transparent.
The Tamping Assistant (tmA2) is an assistance system that supports the machine operator step by step during the process of handling the machine. In principle, it works similar to an adaptive cruise control or a lane assistant in a car that supports drivers while driving. So far there have been few regulations as to how to document the maintenance of railway tracks. The result is inconsistency in documentation and a lack of transparency in track maintenance. This can be particularly challenging for infrastructure operators. The Tamping Assistant is the first step towards traceable, optimized and consistently protocolled maintenance.
The Tamping Assistant (tmA2) is an AI-based assistance system. The tamping machine, which is equipped with the Tamping Assistant, scans and assesses the railway track. The Tamping Assistant then provides recommendations for action. It makes suitable suggestions for the lifting and lining unit, the additional lifting and the tamping unit. This not only makes it easier to operate the machine, it also reduces the risk of incorrect use. If necessary, an operator can intervene manually at any time.
- Tamping like an expert, even without having had years of experience or training
- No operators necessary in the cabin
- Making the work of the operators easier
- The assistance system works “live”, i.e. in real time
- Consistent and reproducible tamping quality
- High transparency through recording of the tamping process
- Your choice: Retrofit or installation ex works
Global Head Customer Services, Plasser und Theurer
Abteilungsleiter Schienenverkehrsanlagen, Obermeyer
Digital Officer, Robel
Leiter Rhomberg Sersa Technologie, Sersa