Much of humanity’s efforts in the developed and developing world aim to overcome the “problems” created by changes in science, technology and the effects of these on society.
New approaches are needed to help to manage that conflict.
In this chapter, which continues to develop Theme C, we introduce a number of these approaches to “problem solving” each able to contribute in particular ways to deal with the complexities of modern society.
Set for completion by the end of 2018, Thameslink will see a massive 24 trains per hour (tph) travel along the route and the introduction of complex digital train railway operations technology with the use of ETCS Level 2 on a mixed traffic corridor.
Implementing digital railway technology is essential to the efficient ordering of trains to safely achieve management of 24tph is achievable.