25,000 Electronic Authorities

The benefits from Electronic Authority functionality are being fully realised for Transport for NSW’s Country Regional Network with the 25,000th Electronic Authority issued.

The benefits from Electronic Authority functionality are being fully realised for Transport for NSW’s Country Regional Network with the 25,000th Electronic Authority issued today, 25 August 2015. Since commissioning, over 99% of train orders on the Country Regional Network (CRN) have been issued as an Electronic Authorities. This milestone demonstrates the success of the technology commissioned on June 25 2015, by John Holland Group and 4Tel.

A few interesting facts about Electronic Authorities:

  • Electronic Authorities improve safety for train order working in the Country Regional Network by 30%*
  • The time taken for authority issue has been reduced by 90%
  • Track availability has improved with trains now reporting at every location along their authority
  • 99% of train orders have been issued as an Electronic Authority since commissioning

*This was determined by the independent Functional Safety Assessor engaged as part of project implementation.

About 4Tel

4Tel is a specialist provider of turnkey control and information management solutions that improve the operational efficiency of transport operations across all transport modes, including heavy rail, light rail, ports, ferries and buses. Headquartered in Newcastle, Australia, 4Tel create bespoke solutions that integrate with customer business systems by providing accessible real-time information using a suite of 4-series trademarked products. With over 22 years’ experience, 4Tel is trusted by governments, agencies and operators to provide control and information management services across the global transport sector.

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