Breakthrough innovative project INFOTRANS-VELARO
The tripe memorandum between JSC "RZD", RPC INFOTRANS and "Siemens AG" about cooperation by organisation of complex diagnostics of the railway infrastructure was signed during the Berlin international exhibition of the transport technic InnoTrans 2014 on the 24th of September. Senior vice-president JSC «RZD» Valentin Aleksandrovich Gapanovich, general director of RPC INFOTRANS Igor Konstantinovich Mikhalkin and the president of «Siemens» Russia, Vice-President «Siemens AG» Ditrich Möller signed this document.
The memorandum shows that the Parties are interested in providing of the high-speed traffic safety for the trains Siemens Velaro "Sapsan" and they are interested in improvement of the maintenance quality of the infrastructure of the high-speed railway traffic.
Undersigning of this memorandum is one of the serious milestones in creating procedure of the innovative technologies for the high-speed diagnostics, it means creative interaction between experts of INFOTRANS and «Siemens AG». This document specifies the concrete project regarding producing of two electric trains Siemens Velaro "Sapsan" equipped with information- and measuring systems for the complex diagnostics of the infrastructure and it strictly defines all milestones of this project: project managing, coordination of the law and commercial conditions etc.
The extra developed and high-capacity diagnostic systems, installed into a high-speed train demonstrate Ambitiousness of this project. It means transfer to the new ways of the diagnostics – independence of the work and maximum automation of all measuring, processing and evaluation procedures. The senior Vice-president of JSC «RZD» V.A. Gapanovich defined this task. The general director of the Direction for high-speed traffic V.E. Andreev provided administrative and technical support.
The following technical solutions provide innovation of the project: