Frauscher Sensor Technology sign a major partnership with Global Centre of Rail Excellence.
Farnborough, 20 November 2023: Frauscher Sensor Technology and the Global Centre of Rail Excellence have agreed on a major new innovation partnership.
Frauscher Sensor Technology together with the Global Centre of Rail Excellence have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on projects at the Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) facility currently being developed in South Wales, United Kingdom. The creation of the GCRE in South Wales stands out as one of the most vital and innovative infrastructure initiatives taking place in the European rail sector.
As a hub for cutting-edge rail innovation, the GCRE will aid in the creation and advancement of new rail technologies and concepts, serving as the foundation for a more robust, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective rail network in the future. As further explained by the Managing Director of Frauscher UK, Melanie Gangl “Frauscher have developed a global reputation in rail and technology development for the ground-breaking quality of their innovations and customer solutions and so it’s fantastic to establish this partnership with the Global Centre of Rail Excellence”.
Under this collaboration, Frauscher will leverage the expansive 700-hectare GCRE site as a dedicated testing and validation center. This facility will serve as a crucial space for refining industry leading solutions and innovations developed by Frauscher, catering to both European and international markets. The partnership between Frauscher and GCRE reflects a commitment to pushing the boundaries of rail technology, ensuring that the advancements tested on this platform contribute significantly to the evolution of rail systems on a global scale.
By utilising the state-of-the-art facilities at GCRE, Frauscher aims to not only validate its innovations but also refine and optimise them for seamless integration into real-world rail systems. The collaboration signifies a forward-looking approach, ensuring that the outcome of these endeavors set new standards for efficiency, sustainability, and technological excellence. As the collaboration unfolds, it is anticipated to create a ripple effect, influencing the broader landscape of rail innovation and establishing GCRE as a beacon for transformative advancements in the field. Speaking of the future plans, Melanie Gangl further added “Being a part of this esteemed hub for rail innovation fills me with immense enthusiasm, as it offers us the perfect platform to steer the course of fresh developments and ground-breaking innovations in the realm of railway technology. The future holds great promise, and I'm excited to embark on a collaborative journey with Frauscher and GCRE to make this vision a reality."
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Frauscher Sensor Technology offers innovative solutions for the individual requirements of customers worldwide in the field of axle counting and wheel detection. In doing so, we strive to provide the best possible support to system integrators and railway operators throughout the life cycle of our products and beyond, giving them access to the information they need. With a worldwide network of locations and partners, we also guarantee a strong supply chain and optimum customer support around the globe.