The Max Bögl Group, a large construction, technology and service company in Germany, is addressing this challenge with its future-orientated Transport System Bögl (TSB). Based on modern magnetic levitation technology, the TSB is ideally suited for the needs of future urban transport, providing a quiet, flexible and reliable solution, while also saving space and lowering emissions. Reliable data communication When developing its magnetic levitation technology for public mass transit, Max Bögl knew that extremely reliable data communication was essential for connecting the control unit and train and supporting the automatic train operation (ATO) and communication based train control (CBTC) systems. Exceptionally high levels of network availability required specialised wireless technology designed specifically for transportation applications. Westermo was selected by Max Bögl to provide the data communication network technology. Fundamental to this decision was Westermo’s experience with data networks for transport systems and its range of data communication products that could provide the necessary levels of reliability and network availability.
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