Co-developed driver advice system continually calculates the most efficient way to complete a journey

Researcher: Associate Professor Peter Pudney

Our researchers in partnership with the TTG Transportation Technology devised a train driver advice system called Energymiser.

The system continually calculates the most efficient way to complete a journey, accounting for track gradients, speed and power limits; advising the driver when to apply power, maintain speed, coast and brake, all whilst reconciling against the timetable.

Energymiser is now in use on more than 4,000 trains across the UK, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, China, India, Australia and New Zealand.

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