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The impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s transportation industry

22 October 2021 | By

As Indonesia continues to digitally transform, Erni Basri, Head of the Railway Engineering Centre for the Western Part of Java Island Indonesia, and Directorate General of Railway and Ministry of Transportation Indonesia, explains the significance and development of smart cities and smart railway transportation across the country, despite the challenges…

Roundtable: Decarbonising Rail

22 October 2021 | By

Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the barriers in upgrading and electrifying existing/new rail networks; overcoming the uncertainties of using alternative green traction technologies; and how the rail freight sector plays a part in rail’s decarbonisation efforts.

In-Depth Focus: Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS)

21 October 2021 | By

Due to be launched in 2025, the new 5G-enabled telecommunications standard Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) is anticipated to improve safety, the passenger experience and operational efficiency. This In-Depth Focus explores the intricacies of implementing FRMCS, what more needs to be done in the transition period, the role that…

Global Railway Review Issue 5 2021

20 October 2021 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!

Empowering the passenger: “Forewarned is forearmed”

11 October 2021 | By

Here, Patrick McDougall, CEO of Nexus Alpha, provides thoughts on a number of topics, from how to improve customer information, how the industry reacted to COVID-19, through to sustainability and how solar powered passenger information signs can help train operators move towards net zero.

Lithuania: The new gateway for freight between Europe and Asia

6 September 2021 | By

Starting in summer 2021, freight trains from across Europe will be able to reach Lithuanian’s Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) – one of the most important logistics centres for the Rail Baltica project and the North Sea to Baltic Sea transport corridor. Karolis Sankovski, CEO of LTG Infra, explains just what…