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Interface management in railway projects: A systems approach

20 April 2018 | By

With railway projects experiencing increased technological complexity and performance expectations, Pedro Neves, Transportation and Infrastructure Specialist at Sweco Norge, explores how the concept of interface management can support railway project teams to mitigate interface-related risks by controlling interface issues from an early stage of a project’s life-cycle.

The UK rail sector needs change without crisis

16 April 2018 | By

Anthony Perret, Head of Sustainable Development at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) discusses possible reasons for Britain’s rail sector’s perceived foot-dragging with respect to sustainable development. Is the lack of a more ambitious approach to the subject due to the absence of a ‘burning platform’?

Predictive maintenance: What is the opportunity in rail?

13 April 2018 | By

Future-gazers in rail imagine a digital world in which the behaviour of every train component and subassembly is captured and recorded. Simon Stoddart, Consultant, Tessella, Altran World Class Center Analytics, discusses how this data version of the train can be used to model and predict future scenarios and identify optimal…

Turning a train journey in to a pleasant experience

12 April 2018 | By

In order to attract more passengers onto trains, we must ensure the highest quality journey experience. To provide the best service possible, Netherlands Railways (NS) has committed to placing the customer at the very heart of its mission statement and developed a measuring instrument that enhances the complete train journey…

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