Patron Feature Campaign – Elastacloud

Rail Forum Midlands Patron member, Elastacloud, is a leading Data Science and Cloud consultancy specialising in delivering innovative business outcomes that drive value into customers through the application of data science to discover new insight and patterns from data.

Elastacloud’s analytics teams are a highly experienced body of Data Architects, Mathematicians, and Data Scientists who hold PhD’s and have deep experience in trend analysis of ‘big data’ in key industry sectors.


Elastacloud created a scalable Azure Cloud Infrastructure allowing train asset manager, Porterbrook, more insight from rolling stock data.

Harnessing data received from IoT sensors installed on Porterbrook’s trains means they can optimise the performance of their fleet.

Blog 1 – Porterbrook Case Study


In a recent UK rail data project Elastacloud brought Data Science and Cloud Computing expertise to RSSB Data Sandbox+ competition, reducing Train Dwell-Times at rail stations. Elastacloud are hard at work as the IntelliDwellTime project progresses by using in-depth research to understand the length and causes of dwell times and how to prevent them from causing delays.

Blog 2 – IntelliDwellTime – Reducing Train Dwell Times at Rail Stations


Elastacloud examines trends in Rail and Data in 2020 and considers how technology is impacting rail. Elastacloud looks at how data science can improve the rail industry by studying trends in Rail and Data in 2020.

Blog 3 – Trends in Rail and Data


Video 1 – Overview of Elastacloud, it’s involvement with RFM and who Elastacloud provides innovative data solutions to within the rail sector


Video 2 – Elastacloud’s Lead Data Scientist, Andrew Booth, speaking Data Science in the Rail Industry


London Office: Elastacloud Ltd, 34B York Way, Kings Cross, London  N1 9AB

Midlands Office: Unit 1  iHub, Infinity Park Way, Infinity Park, Derby DE24 9FU

Contact: Gary Hunter, Business Development Manager Tel: 07918 638492.

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