Intelligent Rail

Turning data into value

Improving processes and reducing costs: isn’t that what every business strives for?  Intelligent Rail is a suite of software-based products dedicated to helping clients do just that.

The data-driven railway

The rail industry is changing at a rapid speed. Technology now plays an increasingly important role in the day-to-day management of infrastructure and rolling stock, with richer and more accurate real-time diagnostic information more accessible than ever.

The result is that huge volumes of data is being generated at a rate that the industry has never experienced before. For infrastructure managers, operators and maintenance engineers expected to extract insight and tangible benefits from the intelligence available, it can difficult to see the wood for the trees.

A shift in approach is required. This is where Intelligent Rail was designed to help.

Intelligent Rail combines in-depth rail sector experience with data analyses expertise to help you unlock your data and use it to address key operational processes in a more efficient and innovative way.

  • Big Data streams
  • Automated analyses
  • Direct access to up-to-date information
  • Web-enabled dashboards
  • Clear presentation of KPIs
  • Cloud solutions
  • Client web portals

Intelligent Rail Products:

SmartFleet: continual real-time monitoring of rolling stock faults and errors; new insight into your fleet's longer-term performance trends through a 'smart' dashboard.

PanMon: monitor pantographs up to at least 250 km/hr using a sophisticated high-speed flash camera and detector.

InfraMonitoring: map track infrastructure condition by using regular in-service passenger trains.

For more information about each product, please see the sections below.


Contact us

To find out more about Ricardo Rail and the services we offer, or if you are thinking about a career with us, please get in touch. We are always keen to hear from others with an interest in the rail sector.​