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Connect the physical and virtual world to better plan, design, construct, and operate rail networks.

FEATURED SOLUTIONS

Modernize bridge management using digital twins for faster, secure data creation, real-time insights, and streamlined collaboration.

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Improve design efficiency for a more complete representation of the design in context.

Explore Rail Engineering Solutions ❯

Optimize rail and transit project planning with 4D digital workflows, promoting collaboration and efficiency.

Explore Rail Construction Solutions ❯

Reimagining Rail For A Better Tomorrow

RIGHT FIRST TIME, EVERYTIME

Faced with changing demand, different operating conditions, and increased costs, rail owner-operators and their supply chains are increasingly using data to drive decisions. Leverage the visibility and insight gained through well-managed data to deliver the required service, safety, and reliability.

Accelerate Digital Delivery

Digital delivery improves design efficiency and enables contractors to benefit from a more complete representation of the design. By cutting the time to extract relevant information, as well as enabling enhanced construction planning, digital delivery saves time and effort while producing digital as‐built records.

Advance Digital Construction

Plan and manage your people, materials, and equipment more effectively and affordably. Visualize live construction information in 2D, 3D, and 4D to track and optimize project performance through faster, more effective, data-driven decisions.

Deploy Digital Twins

As realistic and dynamic digital representations of physical assets, processes, or systems, digital twins connect the physical and digital worlds to deliver insight, enable data-driven decisions, and improve business outcomes.

  • Planning
  • Plan for the Delivery of New and Upgraded Railways

    Capture, analyze, and share existing infrastructure conditions; measure the impact of transportation policy, demographics, and urban geography on travel demand; and evaluate system performance, reliability, and accessibility.

    courtesy to PT Waskita

    Generate a Precise Digital Twin of the Physical World

    Quickly produce even the most challenging 3D models of existing conditions for infrastructure projects of all types, derived from simple photographs and/or point clouds.

    courtesy to MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn. Bhd

    Manage, Extract, and Share 3D Mapping Data

    Manage, analyze, and share vast amounts of point cloud, imagery, textured mesh, GIS, and 3D mapping data to improve collaboration and get the best performance from reality modeling and digital twins.

    Evaluate Performance, Reliability, and Accessibility

    Know the impact of change before implementation through simulations across a wide range of scenarios exploring how pedestrians and crowds interact with stations and related infrastructure.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Planning Solutions & Recommended Software

    Bentley offers planning solutions for rail and transit from conceptual network layout and design through pedestrian simulation for improved station design and performance.

    CONCEPTUAL RAIL & TRANSIT DESIGN

    Create conceptual designs for track, OLE, bridges and related infrastructure, to evaluate options during the planning and pre-bid stages of new or upgraded networks in a fraction of the time. Design more efficiently, identify high-risk items, and estimate costs at the press of a button.

    Survey & reality Modeling

    Quickly generate detailed 3D reality meshes using simple photographs or point clouds for use in your projects. Optimize and manage imagery, point cloud, and 3D mapping data from a variety of sources.

    MOBILITY PLANNING & SIMULATION

    Simulate traffic and see how changes impact citywide movement and accessibility. Utilize a complete transportation forecasting system for planning the urban, regional and national movement of people. Generate simulations to explore how pedestrians and crowds interact with infrastructure.

  • Design
  • Drive Efficiency within Multidiscipline Design and Engineering Workflows

    Bentley’s rail and transit design and engineering capabilities empower infrastructure professionals to digitize multidiscipline workflows and turn data into insights from concept to construction.

    Design in Context

    Easily consume contextual data to understand existing conditions in an open modeling environment that provides comprehensive tools for the design, engineering, and analysis of track, overhead line, civils, and drainage, plus other associated infrastructure.

    courtesy to Skanska, Costain, STRABAG JV

    Collaborate Digitally

    Ensure the latest design information is at your fingertips by working in one live model, improving multidiscipline collaboration, helping to identify potential problems earlier in the process, and reducing the risk of delays on site.

    courtesy of China Railway First Survey and Design Institute Group Co., Ltd.

    Industrialize Project Delivery

    Build on existing investments in BIM to accelerate design review, optimization, and construction planning, enabling the delivery of more complete information and representation of the design to contractors.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Design Solutions & Recommended Software

    Bentley offers design and engineering solutions for rail and transit from conceptual network layout through detail design for track, overhead line, bridges, tunnels, drainage, and related infrastructure.

    RAIL & TRANSIT DESIGN

    Comprehensive and fully functional detailed design applications for surveying, drainage, subsurface utilities, and rail network design. Create accurate, georeferenced 3D designs with real-world context.

    BRIDGE DESIGN & ANALYSIS

    Fully integrated modeling, analysis, and design applications produce deliverables derived directly from the models. Speed up design time and improve efficiency in a collaborative 3D design environment.

    DRAINAGE DESIGN & ANALYSIS

    Reduce track and civil design time with a complete toolset for survey, drainage, and utilities. Create models from 2D artifacts and external data to BIM models and plans production.

  • Construction
  • Rail and Transit Construction

    Plan and manage your people, materials, and equipment more easily and affordably. Leverage a collaborative environment that allows your in-house team to work with your supply chain partners as one integrated team. Manage your contracts and your deliverables. Enable right first-time construction through greater visibility, accountability, predictability, and productivity for the teams involved.

    courtesy of MRT Corporation

    Find Everything in One Place

    Quickly produce even the most challenging 3D models of existing conditions for infrastructure projects of all types, derived from simple photographs and/or point clouds.

    courtesy of MRT Corporation

    Plan Better to Reduce Risk

    Leverage construction sequences to resolve issues before they cost you time and money in the field. Digital rehearsals keep everyone coordinated.

    Collaborate with Tools Built for Heavy Civil

    Access data faster using 2D or 3D track/civil model and project-specific coordinates. Improve quantity take off accuracy and employ model-based scheduling with constructable components.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Construction Solutions & Recommended Software

    Bentley offers a complete construction management solution managing the planning, scheduling, resources, contracts, budgets, and execution of construction projects. Enabling construction firms to improve the use of their project data to optimize decision-making, resources, and profitability throughout the entire project lifecycle.

    4D/5D PLANNING & SIMULATION

    Turn design models into construction models with model-based scheduling and construction simulations. The immersive 4D environment helps to reduce project risks and delays and avoid costly rework.

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    Access and capture data in context including project updates, inspections and RFIs. Create custom forms, flag issues and view model progress – directly from the field.

    CONSTRUCTION FIELD & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

    Drive project performance with real-time field progress, cost data, project reports, and insights. Make better and quicker decisions that minimize project errors and maximize team productivity.

  • Operations
  • Rail and Transit Operations and Maintenance

    Improve asset and network performance to deliver safe, reliable, compliant, and cost-effective service. Work smarter, meet regulatory compliance, and optimize rail maintenance strategies that ensure improved reliability, resilience, and performance.

    courtesy of Collins Engineers.

    Make Bridge Inspections Faster, Easier, and Safer

    Quickly capture, analyze, and manage data in the field or from the office, helping you improve the decisions made while meeting regulatory reporting requirements and ensuring safe, reliable infrastructure assets.

    Maintain Compliance

    Ensure your rail and transit network is maintained in a state of good repair, increasing your return on investment for every maintenance dollar spent by completing the right work in the right place at the right time.

    Evaluate Performance, Reliability, and Accessibility

    Know the impact of change before implementation through simulations across a wide range of scenarios exploring how pedestrians and crowds interact with stations and related infrastructure.

    black computer icon with checkmark on screen

    Operations Solutions & Recommended Software

    Bentley’s asset performance software provides a set of applications for optimizing operational rail and transit networks and related infrastructure. Used by maintenance engineers, inspectors, and asset managers, our solutions leverage the data organizations own to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency, improve performance, and ensure regulatory compliance.

    BRIDGE MONITORING & INSPECTION

    Enables rapid capture, analysis, and management of bridge data in the field or from the office, to improve decisions and ensure safe and reliable infrastructure assets.

    RAIL & TRANSIT ASSET PERFORMANCE

    Access and capture data in context including project updates, inspections and RFIs. Create custom forms, flag issues and view model progress – directly from the field.

    ASSET LIFECYCLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

    Leverage data from all phases of the asset lifecycle in context for reuse in operations linking asset data, documents, organizations, requirements, people, and processes to deliver trusted information to engineering, operations, and maintenance teams.

Plan for the Delivery of New and Upgraded Railways

Capture, analyze, and share existing infrastructure conditions; measure the impact of transportation policy, demographics, and urban geography on travel demand; and evaluate system performance, reliability, and accessibility.

courtesy to PT Waskita

Generate a Precise Digital Twin of the Physical World

Quickly produce even the most challenging 3D models of existing conditions for infrastructure projects of all types, derived from simple photographs and/or point clouds.

courtesy to MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn. Bhd

Manage, Extract, and Share 3D Mapping Data

Manage, analyze, and share vast amounts of point cloud, imagery, textured mesh, GIS, and 3D mapping data to improve collaboration and get the best performance from reality modeling and digital twins.

Evaluate Performance, Reliability, and Accessibility

Know the impact of change before implementation through simulations across a wide range of scenarios exploring how pedestrians and crowds interact with stations and related infrastructure.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Planning Solutions & Recommended Software

Bentley offers planning solutions for rail and transit from conceptual network layout and design through pedestrian simulation for improved station design and performance.

CONCEPTUAL RAIL & TRANSIT DESIGN

Create conceptual designs for track, OLE, bridges and related infrastructure, to evaluate options during the planning and pre-bid stages of new or upgraded networks in a fraction of the time. Design more efficiently, identify high-risk items, and estimate costs at the press of a button.

Survey & reality Modeling

Quickly generate detailed 3D reality meshes using simple photographs or point clouds for use in your projects. Optimize and manage imagery, point cloud, and 3D mapping data from a variety of sources.

MOBILITY PLANNING & SIMULATION

Simulate traffic and see how changes impact citywide movement and accessibility. Utilize a complete transportation forecasting system for planning the urban, regional and national movement of people. Generate simulations to explore how pedestrians and crowds interact with infrastructure.

Drive Efficiency within Multidiscipline Design and Engineering Workflows

Bentley’s rail and transit design and engineering capabilities empower infrastructure professionals to digitize multidiscipline workflows and turn data into insights from concept to construction.

Design in Context

Easily consume contextual data to understand existing conditions in an open modeling environment that provides comprehensive tools for the design, engineering, and analysis of track, overhead line, civils, and drainage, plus other associated infrastructure.

courtesy to Skanska, Costain, STRABAG JV

Collaborate Digitally

Ensure the latest design information is at your fingertips by working in one live model, improving multidiscipline collaboration, helping to identify potential problems earlier in the process, and reducing the risk of delays on site.

courtesy of China Railway First Survey and Design Institute Group Co., Ltd.

Industrialize Project Delivery

Build on existing investments in BIM to accelerate design review, optimization, and construction planning, enabling the delivery of more complete information and representation of the design to contractors.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Design Solutions & Recommended Software

Bentley offers design and engineering solutions for rail and transit from conceptual network layout through detail design for track, overhead line, bridges, tunnels, drainage, and related infrastructure.

RAIL & TRANSIT DESIGN

Comprehensive and fully functional detailed design applications for surveying, drainage, subsurface utilities, and rail network design. Create accurate, georeferenced 3D designs with real-world context.

BRIDGE DESIGN & ANALYSIS

Fully integrated modeling, analysis, and design applications produce deliverables derived directly from the models. Speed up design time and improve efficiency in a collaborative 3D design environment.

DRAINAGE DESIGN & ANALYSIS

Reduce track and civil design time with a complete toolset for survey, drainage, and utilities. Create models from 2D artifacts and external data to BIM models and plans production.

Rail and Transit Construction

Plan and manage your people, materials, and equipment more easily and affordably. Leverage a collaborative environment that allows your in-house team to work with your supply chain partners as one integrated team. Manage your contracts and your deliverables. Enable right first-time construction through greater visibility, accountability, predictability, and productivity for the teams involved.

courtesy of MRT Corporation

Find Everything in One Place

Quickly produce even the most challenging 3D models of existing conditions for infrastructure projects of all types, derived from simple photographs and/or point clouds.

courtesy of MRT Corporation

Plan Better to Reduce Risk

Leverage construction sequences to resolve issues before they cost you time and money in the field. Digital rehearsals keep everyone coordinated.

Collaborate with Tools Built for Heavy Civil

Access data faster using 2D or 3D track/civil model and project-specific coordinates. Improve quantity take off accuracy and employ model-based scheduling with constructable components.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Construction Solutions & Recommended Software

Bentley offers a complete construction management solution managing the planning, scheduling, resources, contracts, budgets, and execution of construction projects. Enabling construction firms to improve the use of their project data to optimize decision-making, resources, and profitability throughout the entire project lifecycle.

4D/5D PLANNING & SIMULATION

Turn design models into construction models with model-based scheduling and construction simulations. The immersive 4D environment helps to reduce project risks and delays and avoid costly rework.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Access and capture data in context including project updates, inspections and RFIs. Create custom forms, flag issues and view model progress – directly from the field.

CONSTRUCTION FIELD & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Drive project performance with real-time field progress, cost data, project reports, and insights. Make better and quicker decisions that minimize project errors and maximize team productivity.

Rail and Transit Operations and Maintenance

Improve asset and network performance to deliver safe, reliable, compliant, and cost-effective service. Work smarter, meet regulatory compliance, and optimize rail maintenance strategies that ensure improved reliability, resilience, and performance.

courtesy of Collins Engineers.

Make Bridge Inspections Faster, Easier, and Safer

Quickly capture, analyze, and manage data in the field or from the office, helping you improve the decisions made while meeting regulatory reporting requirements and ensuring safe, reliable infrastructure assets.

Maintain Compliance

Ensure your rail and transit network is maintained in a state of good repair, increasing your return on investment for every maintenance dollar spent by completing the right work in the right place at the right time.

Evaluate Performance, Reliability, and Accessibility

Know the impact of change before implementation through simulations across a wide range of scenarios exploring how pedestrians and crowds interact with stations and related infrastructure.

black computer icon with checkmark on screen

Operations Solutions & Recommended Software

Bentley’s asset performance software provides a set of applications for optimizing operational rail and transit networks and related infrastructure. Used by maintenance engineers, inspectors, and asset managers, our solutions leverage the data organizations own to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency, improve performance, and ensure regulatory compliance.

BRIDGE MONITORING & INSPECTION

Enables rapid capture, analysis, and management of bridge data in the field or from the office, to improve decisions and ensure safe and reliable infrastructure assets.

RAIL & TRANSIT ASSET PERFORMANCE

Access and capture data in context including project updates, inspections and RFIs. Create custom forms, flag issues and view model progress – directly from the field.

ASSET LIFECYCLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Leverage data from all phases of the asset lifecycle in context for reuse in operations linking asset data, documents, organizations, requirements, people, and processes to deliver trusted information to engineering, operations, and maintenance teams.

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