Customer is a global leader in driving high-tech change across the rail industry to reduce costs, streamline operations and increase performance.
The customer was looking for a partner to:
Provide software-based energy management system for Trip Optimization
Provide support in complete software lifecycle
Software-based energy management system for Trip Optimization
Data collection and processing
Software – Design and development of embedded software and application software.
System definition, software development, QA Automation, Verification and Validation for Trip Optimizer
A smart cruise control system that saves fuel and improves train handling. Trip optimizer reduces trip variation by automating train operation
Augmented Scrum teams operating in Agile framework
Analysis of complete track data from GPS information
Record and display diagnostics
Complete control on Notch and throttle during auto mode for better fuel utilization
Interaction with distributed power system that enables coordinated braking and traction power distribution between lead and remote locomotives
Introduced connectivity module
Encrypted customer specific configurations and key files
End to End Test Validation and Automation of Regression Test
Intelligent, fuel-saving cruise control for locomotives to optimize fuel consumption based on a specific train’s make up and route traveled.
Optimum speed profile considering factors such as train length, weight, and track profile
Automatic control of throttle and dynamic brake
Provides consistent and efficient train handling for complex trains over challenging terrain
Automates train operation and reduces driver-to-driver variations in fuel usage
Reduces fuel consumption 3-17% (average ~10%) with corresponding emissions reduction
Reduces fuel consumption by 32,000 galloons per locomotive per year
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