Ian Levy, MP for Blyth Valley, visited engineering company Transmission Dynamics in Cramlington, Northumbria to see first-hand the innovative work being done by Transmission Dynamics in remote condition monitoring and infrastructure maintenance in his constituency.
Transmission Dynamics is a multi-award-winning company, which specialises in cutting-edge industrial IoT solutions, to support truly remote condition monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions informed by machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Its “Trains with Brains®” project focuses on remote condition monitoring of overhead wires, rail track, and rolling stock with bespoke train-borne instrumentation. By utilising advanced data analytics and state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technologies, the company has developed various systems which proactively detect and address potential issues across the rail network, ensuring efficient operations and minimising disruptions for passengers.
During the visit, Ian Levy MP had the opportunity to speak with engineers and specialists in data analytics, witnessing the intricate processes involved in remote condition monitoring and infrastructure management. The discussions shed light on the significant role played by Transmission Dynamics in safeguarding the reliability and safety of rail services.
The visit was part of RIA’s Rail Fellowship Programme, which matches politicians to rail sites relevant to their brief or in their constituency and gives them a hands-on experience of what goes on in the sector day-to-day.
Ian Levy MP said: “It has been an enlightening experience to witness the work of Transmission Dynamics in remote condition monitoring and infrastructure management. Their ‘Trains with Brains’ project is doing vital work, ensuring enhanced reliability and efficiency for passengers. It was great to speak with the team.
“I’m looking forward to seeing the company continue to develop innovative products over the coming months and years.”
Jarek Rosinski, CEO of Transmission Dynamics, said: “We were thrilled to welcome Ian Levy to our new facility and showcase our advanced remote condition monitoring technology. The rail sector is undergoing a period of rapid change, and it is vital that we continue to innovate and develop new solutions to meet the challenges of the future.”
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