Market leading weather solutions for the rail industry
Accurate and detailed weather forecasts are essential for mitigating the impact of potentially hazardous conditions on rail networks, ensuring public safety and optimising maintenance activity.
MeteoGroup offers the world's most comprehensive range of dedicated forecast solutions for track and train operators.
Weather and the rail industry
Making the right decision at the right time to mitigate the effects of winter weather on the rail network is extremely challenging and yet crucially important. Ensuring public and staff safety and minimising delays requires decisions to be based on the best quality weather forecasts.
Strong winds, heavy rainfall and high temperatures are some of the potentially hazardous weather conditions that can affect railways during the summer months. The threat of adverse weather throws up a real challenge for railway network operators in regards to safety, planning, operational and maintenance activities.
Benefits of our forecasting solutions
MeteoGroup's extensive experience of weather forecasting for the rail industry has led to a firm understanding of the pressures involved in railway operations including infrastructure maintenance and operating a safe and efficient service.
We have developed specific forecasting models, including autumn adhesion prediction, conductor rail icing and overhead line icing, to address our customers' needs.
Our unique forecasting models deliver accurate route-specific forecasts, including temperature, wind and rainfall, for any rail network in the world.
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14th May 2013: NCC Roads, one of the four biggest contractors to work with the Swedish Transport Administration, has awarded MeteoGroup a contract to supply year-round forecasting services and a new active alert service for the winter season. With active weather monitoring of the operating region, NCC Roads will be ab