VTG tests high tech safety system for piggyback trailers

Rail wagon leasing company VTG is pilot testing Nexxiot’s Kingpin Monitor to check the security of piggyback road semi-trailers on pocket wagons. Crane drivers and ground staff are well versed in handling trailers but when visibility is poor, they often have to carry out the inspection by torchlight and rely on an acoustic signal that the pin emits when it is correctly inserted into the support frame. The sensor provides ... [+]

Rail firm keeps it all under control

Rail wagon leaser VTG will use sensors developed by Nexxiot to monitor the condition of temperature sensitive goods from December. Some 3,000 wagons will be equipped with sensors on customer request, which can record the temperature of the tank, the heating system and the outlet. Detailed analysis is available to customers ... [+]

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