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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 250 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.



The presentations at Wheel Detection Forum focus on the following topics:

  • Digitisation
  • Wheel detection and axle counting
  • Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS)
  • Alternative tracking technologies


Date 5–7 June 2019
Location Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel
Vienna, Austria
Language English