Swiss Railway Line Makes Safety a Top Priority
GoldenPass trains provide hours of enjoyable travel through scenic Switzerland. This mountainous country is a summer and winter sports paradise with stunning white Alpine peaks and beautiful blue and green lakes. Switzerland has developed into a popular destination for tourists of every nationality. Its majestic views and attractions suit a variety of tastes whether you are packing your hiking boots, snowboard, or just a good book and a pair of sunglasses.
A perfect way to view the diversity and beauty of Switzerland is by train on the GoldenPass Line. One of the most picturesque railways in Switzerland, the GoldenPass Line offers travel experiences with different styles and atmospheres. The GoldenPass Panoramic train allows passengers to enjoy modern comforts while viewing the unique landscape through its huge windows and glass roof. The GoldenPass Classic train provides a romantic, retro-style ambiance. Its coaches are inspired by the Golden Mountain Pullman Express from the 1930s, a luxury train in the style of the Orient Express.
To provide the ultimate in comfort for passengers, the railroad cars are constantly being modernized and upgraded with new features. Occasionally, new car designs are introduced to the line. Each car must be well balanced to keep it safely on the tracks while cruising through the mountains and valleys of Switzerland. To ensure this level of safety, government regulations require railway lines to test the center of gravity of every new or modified railroad car and engine that is put into service.
GoldenPass relies on POWERCELL PDX weighing technology from METTLER TOLEDO to comply with the new center-of-gravity regulations. The POWERCELL PDX load cell network offers the unique ability to see the individual weights of all four corners of a railroad car while it is parked on a scale. Each car and engine is weighed before it is put into service. The scale terminal displays the weight from each of the four corners of the scale. If all four weights are within the balance specifications, then the car or engine can be used on a train. Balancing the variety of railroad cars, such as dining and kitchen cars, has always been a challenge. Thanks to METTLER TOLEDO, the railway line now can be certain that the job is done properly.
Only vehicle scales with the POWERCELL PDX load cell network are capable of providing individual weight readings for each load cell. Other vehicle scales use a summing or junction box to combine the signals from all load cells, limiting the scale terminal to displaying only the total weight value. The POWERCELL PDX load cell network does not use junction boxes. Its load cells are wired together in series using a CAN bus network. Because the network delivers signals from each load cell, the scale terminal can display the total weight or the weight from individual load cells. This feature is very useful in diagnosing the performance of the system. It also makes it easy for GoldenPass Services to check the balance of each railroad car.
Whether your primary concern is safety, reliability, or weighing accuracy, POWERCELL PDX load cells provide the ideal vehicle scale solution.An IND780 scale terminal displays weight readings for the individual load cells at the four corners of the scale.
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METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.
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