Chloé Lima-Vanzeler (SNCF Voyageurs), Sébastien Dislaire (SNCF Réseau) and Thomas Sutter (SBB Infrastructure) explain how railway undertakings and infrastructure managers have established a coalition for train energy savings and rail traffic efficiency.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…
Pradeep Sukumaran, Vice President - Business Strategy and Marketing at Ignitarium, explains how the company’s rail track defect detection solution – which uses aerial vision analytics – can use intelligent data to spot rail line faults without disrupting train schedules.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
Jorge González, Head of DB Cargo Competence Center Logistics and CIO for Transfesa Logistics, discusses the importance of digitalisation within the rail freight industry and how collaboration is key in the next instalment of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series.
As the dedicated airport express service gears up for customers reviving their travel plans following the outbreak of COVID-19, Heathrow Express has announced greater ticket flexibility as part of a fully digital future.
HARTING are constantly developing and refining their connection technologies to improve the transmission of data, signals and power in railway applications. They also deliver future proof solutions via cutting edge products and hi-tech developments designed for the rail industry.
With technology evolving all around us, Nomad Digital's Onboard Data Centre gives the freedom and flexibility to integrate selected train systems, making it maintainable and future-proofed.
Joe Ferguson, NCSC Certified Cyber Practitioner and a Senior Information Risk Analyst, explores the challenges around cyber-security for the railway industry and the priorities to focus on moving forward.
The new radio system, Airwave, will help to improve train performance and links with the emergency services by making communication more reliable.
As part of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the increased global focus on sustainability will hopefully result in a more successful rail freight industry.
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
The European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme will be a unique opportunity for the sector to collectively drive the deployment of technological and operational solutions related to the DAC, by means of a focused and inclusive system approach under the umbrella of Shift2Rail.
Norske tog AS has awarded Siemens Mobility with the framework contract to supply 570 GSM-R train cab radios for use across Norway.
Nexxiot and Slovakian-based lessor, Cargo Wagon, are teaming up regarding the digital rail cargo transformation to provide new and innovative services for their customers.