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37th railML Conference – the virtual conference!

The 37th railML Conference took place on the 16th of June 2020 in a virtual conference room! This was the first conference of its kind and was a great success. It was dedicated to the German-speaking community, attracting over 70 participants from multiple companies ...

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Handling minor changes within versions

Throughout development of any program, plan or project, there are always new ideas or proposals that arise during the process. This prompts changes to be made or, in the case of railML ®, new minor and, eventually, major versions to be released. Simple extensions are ...

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Certification - Easy as pie

As an exchange format for railway data, railML® depends on the correct use by railway-IT applications and so the process of certification concludes in a mutual benefit for both railML.org and our partners. The main aspects of this are quality assurance and easy interoperability ...

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NP 4398 – Development of an ISO Norm based on railML ®

ISO’s NP 4398 is a project spearheaded by the Norwegian railway government agency "Bane NOR" which aims to help facilitate data exchange in the railway sector. The norm shall be an open, XML-based, data file format which enables an efficient and unambiguous exchange ...

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Financing and Membership Model railML.org

Over 15 years ago, railML.org was started as a freelance project with the vision of streamlining the data exchange in the railway sector. This project was no small and simple task but, having a dedicated team of developers and members, it moved steadily forward. Over the ...

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Roadmap for railML

After more than 15 years of development, the coordinators and developers find themselves at yet another milestone. RailML 2 is a stable and mature baseline used widely in the railway sector, while railML 3 continues to transform into our most complete baseline yet. To ...

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