October 2011
Railway Gazette International;Oct2011, Vol. 167 Issue 10, Special Section p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses how Sweden's national transport administration Trafikverket benefits from its integrated Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure. It notes Trafikverket's application of the integrated approach to the rail communications of Sweden. It also describes the technologies and products adopted by Trafikverket to improve efficiency including web-based data-analysis system Optram and Alcatel-Lucent's IP/M ultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS) platform.


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