The public transport of tomorrow starts with Boom

Customers around the world rely on our software solutions
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Benefits

Reduce lead times
Use resources efficiently

The comprehensive software solution Boom Bus & Rail Solutions enables efficient handling of limited and costly resources such as vehicles, workshop capacity or stabling areas.

Get control over your processes
Adaptability

For public transport operators it is important to be able to react quickly to spontaneous changes in the operational process (staff absences, breakdowns, etc.). Boom's complete solution allows you to intervene in the operational process and workshop operations with just a few clicks.

Comprehensive biography of the asset
Solid data basis

A valid database is created through the documentation and ongoing reporting of the systems. This forms a basis for modern management and operational decisions.

Optimal deployment planning
Interoperability

A high level of interoperability is ensured between the individual modules and also with external interfaces. Thus, a complete solution for the overall operation is created, which can also continuously provide information to external parties. Furthermore, all legal interoperability requirements for modern public transport are supported.

Conformity with Entity in Charge of Maintenance
ECM conformity

The consistent and directive-compliant documentation enables ECM conformity. Thus, the operator is actively supported in complying with the ECM regulation.

Increase customer satisfaction
Passenger satisfaction

With the help of predictive maintenance and connected operational planning, reliability and punctuality are increased, thus strengthening the passenger's trust in the mobility provider.

Boom Bus & Rail Solutions

Increase competitiveness with just a few clicks

For public transport operators, punctuality, reliability and customer satisfaction are the highest priorities. However, as a transport operator, you are also subject to high cost pressure and this demands a balancing act between economic efficiency and maximizing customer benefit.

Boom Software AG has been a competence provider for software solutions in the public transport sector for decades and serves public transport in numerous major cities in Europe. Hence, Boom offers Europe-wide proven software products for the different areas in the operational process. These are configured in each case based on the size of the operation and the operation-specific requirements.

For a transport operator it is important to be able to control and analyze the operation holistically. Boom is one of the few suppliers that can provide a complete package: Vehicle management, workshop management, depot management as well as infrastructure management for bus and rail from a single source – in short Boom Bus & Rail Solutions. In this way, economic goals can be achieved and operational requirements efficiently managed.

Provide the best possible public transportation service with the fewest possible personnel and vehicles.
We make it possible!

Solution for smooth local transport
Tram maintenance

Digital workshop, infrastructure, depot and vehicle management

In public transportation, which is readily accepted and motivates people to switch to public transportation, the most important thing is the service: accessibility, frequency, and networking between lines and means of transportation. However, the timetable on paper is only half the story. It is important that people can also rely on it. Punctuality and reliability are just as important for the use of public transportation. Interchanges, hubs and a timetable only work if the vehicles are in the right place at the right time and the operation is as trouble-free as possible. To achieve this, it is important that resources are used efficiently.
This is optimally ensured by digital workshop, infrastructure, depot and vehicle management. At the same time, decision-makers have a valid data basis for entrepreneurial and planning measures (e.g., investments). In this context, predictive vehicle maintenance is an essential component. Whether planned maintenance intervals or spontaneous breakdowns.

Use Case

The public transport system is the backbone of mobility in a city or region. This makes the need for stable and reliable operation even more important. A change in demand represents a particularly great challenge in public transport. This is influenced in different ways, for example, by mass events, the weather or even public holidays.
Regardless of whether it is a spontaneous or predictable change in demand, it is necessary to take comprehensive steps to ensure smooth operations. With Boom Bus & Rail Solutions, this can be done quickly and easily.

For example, if there is an increase in demand, it is necessary to provide more capacity. More personnel are needed, vehicles have to leave the depot – not to forget in the right order and according to priority – and the workshop also has to follow these priorities. The unit responsible for vehicle maintenance must also be informed of the change at an early stage and on an ongoing basis. In this way, urgent work on vehicles coming into service is brought forward.

 

 

In addition, the fleet is prepared for times of high demand by means of predictive maintenance. This is the only way to ensure that operations run as smoothly as possible.
The high level of interoperability in the complete solution provided by Boom enables smooth alignment and coordination of all areas, from the workshop to vehicle and personnel management.
At the same time, when demand decreases or operations are discontinued, the top priority is to make the most efficient use of the often severely limited space available in the depot or remise. Boom’s integrated depot management facilitates organization in the depot and space is optimally utilized. The vehicles are also organized correctly from the beginning, so that when demand increases or when operations start, the vehicles are correctly positioned for the departure.
In this way, the capacity of depots or remises can be utilized to the maximum before even having to think about investing in new depots.

Gladly we present you our solution in a demo presentation!

Head of R&D: Roman Bobik
Roman Bobik
Head of R&D
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Are you additionally interested in our solution “Rail Asset” for mainline transport? Find out more here:

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“We can offer services far beyond the standard functions of regular maintenance software with our standard interfaces for various measurement systems as e.g. NextSense or Dr.Wehrhahn. Measurement values are automatically acquired and used for the evaluation of wear and defects.”

Product Manager: Natascha Man
Natascha Man
Product Manager Rail Solutions, Boom Software AG
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"With rail solutions and its function of mobile production data acquisition, nothing stands in the way of a complete digitalization of the maintenance of rail vehicles and their order processing. With Rail Solutions you are optimally prepared for the paperless age".

Bernhard Labenbacher
Bernhard Labenbacher
Senior Business Analyst & Senior IT Projektleiter, ÖBB-Technische Services GmbH
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“It is important for us to have a competent partner for the processing of international projects, a partner whose solutions can adapt flexibly and easily to the different frameworks and complexity levels of our customers’ projects. Boom has definitely become a qualified partner for our projects on account of this and the construction of software for multinational requirements such as multi-language support or the depiction of corporate structures.”

T-Systems: Manfred Bock
Manfred Bock
Global Industry Leader Rail, T-Systems International GmbH
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“Rail Solutions is optimized for our requirements and offers functions at all levels of our vehicle maintenance processes. Especially the functions in wheel-set management have supported us in building one of the most modern wheel-set reprocessing centers in Europe.”

Michael Fladenhofer
Prozess-Consulting, Rail Cargo Austria AG
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“The data collected by our measurement instruments are promptly available to our customers for analysis with the Calipri-Explorer, which we developed together with Boom Software.”

Clemens Gasser
Geschäftsführer, Nextsense GmbH
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„The possibility of integrating various interfaces, such as to BMD systems, ensures smooth interaction between the applications, making Boom Rail Asset Management an even more comprehensive tool that significantly supports us in meeting ECM-compliant documentation requirements."

Quality Manager
Wolfgang Seidl
Quality Manager
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Project Manager: Katharina Moitzi
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Next level wheelset management (part 2)
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Innofreight Solutions GmbH develops customized, innovative wagons, containers, and unloading systems for rail transport companies. Around 2,000 InnoWagons and more than 15,000 containers are in use throughout Europe. Some of these are sold to customers, others are leased. However, compliance with the ECM regulation must be guaranteed in both cases.

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Post from 19. May 2022

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