RAILDATA is strongly involved in implementation of the TSI TAF (technical specification for interoperability relating to the telematics applications for freight subsystem of the rail system in the European Union). RAILDATA also actively participates in the change process proposing several change requests for related functions.
Basel, 13th December 2017
Several message versions are used by the ORFEUS member companies in parallel still: CTD v.2, ECTD/ECN/ECN versions 1.31, 1.4 and the newest 1.42.
Valenciennes, 28th March 2018
European Union Agency for Railways (EUAR) evaluated the compliance of the wagon event messages exchanged between the Railway Undertakings (RUs) using the IT application Improved Service Reliability (ISR) developed by RAILDATA against the official TAF TSI data catalogue. We are pleased to publish EUAR conclusion:
Utrecht, 19th July 2018
DB Cargo Nederland migrated to the latest version (05) of the Wagon Status Message on Thursday 19th July 2018 also in the direction to ISR. After this successfull migration, only two other company interfaces stay on old versions of the message.
Ljubljana, 25th October 2018
Slovenske železnice (SŽ, Slovenia) also migrated to the latest version (05) of the Wagon Status Message on Thursday 25th October 2018 in both directions. After this successfull migration, oldest version 01 can be abandoned only one other company interface stays on old version (02) of the message still.
Basel, 25th October 2018
New rules for access to wagon movement information were successfully deployed to ISR production. New roles were defined: „Wagon Responsible“, „Keeper“ and „RSRD2“.
Basel, 17th October 2018
Captrain is a part of SNCF Logistics and covers all international activities of goods railway transportation. There are Captrain units in Italy, Germany, Belgium and Romania. Captrain Germany is already sending and receiving ORFEUS messages since about one and a half year. Now also Captrain Belgium (www.captrain.be) joined ORFEUS production, for the time beuing for receiving only. ORFEUS is ready to receive the messages already too.