Safe lockage with new control system

Last year work began on connecting locks and movable bridges along the Trollhätte Canal to a new control and monitoring system in the then newly opened canal centre. This autumn the last of the six locks and three movable bridges will become part of the system. The old control pulpits with push-buttons and lamps were…

Gothenburg Tramways Control System future-proofed

The monitoring system for Gothenburg Tramways has now entered its fifteenth year of uninterrupted operations. The system is in use around the clock by traffic managers at TLI, Gothenburg Tramways’ traffic management and information unit, to remotely monitor switches and signals. The hardware is now being upgraded to safeguard the supply of spare parts. –…

Bike counters provide useful information

Interest in bike counters is growing fast. A new type of bike counter has been installed in four places in Borås, and now Karlstad will also get two. The new type of bike counter counts the number of cyclists and presents the information locally and on the town’s website. They also provide an entirely new…

Tjolöholm’s treasures conserved with the aid of IT 

When Tjolöholm Castle was completed in 1904 it was equipped with the latest technology of the age. And now it’s seeking help from the information technology from our own age to better preserve and develop its treasures. By providing both users and administrators the ability to update and receive information, operations and maintenance costs can…

Unique collaborative project tames the Mölndal River

The Mölndal River, which flows through Härryda, Mölndal and Gothenburg on its way toward the Göta River, doesn’t always stay within its banks. The SCCA, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, together with the municipalities affected, has taken the initiative to a new control and monitoring system and a joint operations organization to help secure the…

Disturbance message service simplifies everyday life

Road users and residents are able to get up-to-the-minute information about roadworks in a convenient way. An information service based on Infracontrol Online allows road users to subscribe to text messages produced by the contractor at the roadworks. The service is used by the Swedish Transport Administration during the current renovation of Highway 155 in…

Trafikverket saves energy with smart lighting control

Infracontrol Online has delivered smart lighting control for the Swedish Transport Administration Western Region. It enables the reduction of energy consumption while simplifying operations and maintenance work. Infracontrol Online allows customers to continue being brand independent with full freedom to purchase and connect different types of control units to suit their varying requirements. – Infracontrol…

Gothenburg keeps the traffic lights under control

Back in 2003 the City of Gothenburg Traffic & Public Transport Authority realized how important it is for an installation owner to have control of all technical systems. Infracontrol created a traffic light supervision system to which all of the cities control units could be connected regardless of make. This formed the basis for Infracontrol…

Effective decision-making support creates safety in traffic

When traffic gets snarled, quick action is called for. Trafik Stockholm has a totally unique decision support system that helps traffic controllers to quickly take the right action. For example, during a vehicle fire in 2008, the entire Södra Länken tunnel system was safely closed in less than 2 minutes. 24 minutes later, the fire…