The future of train tracking

The requirements for reliable and efficient railway operation are becoming more multifaceted and complex. This is why new technologies are coming into focus to facilitate the tracking and monitoring of trains, asset conditions and infrastructure. The Wheel Detection Forum highlights these latest and trendsetting technologies. It aims to develop the integration within the railway industry and to raise the evolution of train detection to the next level.

The Wheel Detection Forum provides an ideal platform for a wide range of railway experts from across the globe to share their latest insights and exchange their experiences. More than 200 senior decision makers from international railway operators and system integrators, as well as manufacturers, consultants, researchers and association representatives will come together in Vienna to make the most of this excellent networking possibility.


Under the motto “The future of train tracking” the speeches at the Wheel Detection Forum 2017 will focus on the following topics:

  • Digitalisation
  • Wheel Detection
  • Axle Counting
  • Distributed Acoustic Sensing
  • Alternative Technologies
  • Communication


Date 4–6 October 2017
Location Austria Trend Hotel Park Royal Palace
Vienna, Austria
Costs 370 € (incl. documents, catering and networking events)
Language English