Ctrl2GO and GE Transportation agree on cooperation
11 SEPTEMBER / 2019
The Ctrl2GO group of companies and one of the world's largest representatives of the transport engineering GE Transportation (part of the Wabtec Corporation) signed a memorandum of cooperation at the site of the international railway expo PRO // Dvizhenie.Expo-1520.
The parties agreed on cooperation in the field of forecasting the technical condition of railway equipment within the Russian market. The signing of the memorandum took place in the presence of Igor Seleznev, Deputy CEO of Ctrl2GO, and Huschke Dickman, General Manager of GE Transportation Digital at Wabtec Corporation in Europe, Russia / CIS, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Ctrl2GO is engaged in the development and implementation of digital solutions for various industries as part of the transition to Industry 4.0. One of the company's essential products is the predictive analysis system - Ctrl @ Maintenance. At the heart of Ctrl @ Maintenance lies predictive analytics using artificial intelligence technologies and neural networks. The solution makes it possible to evaluate and predict the condition of components and assemblies of the locomotive, to manage maintenance and repair processes in real-time, which can significantly reduce the cost of emergency repairs and prevent temporary losses due to unplanned work. The Ctrl @ Maintenance solution has already been successfully implemented in a fleet of 7.5 thousand locomotives maintained by LokoTech.

"For us, this is an important step towards one of the key areas of digitalization of the railway industry in our country. Today's predictive analytics platform is one of the flagship Ctrl2GO solutions. In cooperation with GE Transportation, we will be able to expand our expertise, which is important for the further development of digital technologies at the global level," said Igor Seleznev, deputy general director of the Ctrl2GO group of companies during the signing of the memorandum.

Background information

Ctrl2GO Group is developing and implementing digital solutions for various industries as part of the transition to Industry 4.0. In particular, the Ctrl @ Maintenance system for risk-oriented management of a fleet of capital-intensive machines based on predictive analytics is already widely used in transport engineering, energy, and the oil sector. Another project is the Digital Plant, a comprehensive digitalization of the enterprises of Transmashholding JSC at the Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive and Tver Carriage Works. Also, Ctrl2GO digital solutions are used in the mining industry, agriculture, and aviation.

GE Transportation, a Wabtec company, is a leading provider of locomotives, principal components, and parts, signal and logistics systems, as well as services for the global railway industry. The company's technologies are focused on traffic safety, innovation, efficiency, reliability, and productivity. It is one of the flagships of the market in terms of capacity, digital expertise, level of service, and scale of production.