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Making rail the first choice across Europe

25 January 2021 | By

Adina Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, looks to the future of rail innovation, and embraces the potential for long-distance passenger and freight traffic sparked by the European Year of Rail.

2021: The turning point for the European rail industry

22 January 2021 | By

With the ‘European Year of Rail’ already underway, Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), writes that, during this busy year for the European rail community, focus must be on recovery and development to make Europe's rail ambitions become reality.

The changing face of DB Cargo UK’s cyber journey

12 January 2021 | By

As Head of IT at DB Cargo UK, Marie Hill has developed an innovative approach to cyber-security for the organisation, which focuses on engaging the workforce in cyber-awareness activities and fun and interactive training. Here she explains how the WannaCry cyber‑attack firmly put cyber-security on her radar and how this…

The digitalisation of railways drives safer trains

12 January 2021 | By

With the expected introduction of 5G on railways, which will inevitably result in the application of more technologically advanced capabilities – such as IoT or AI – Huawei is on hand to support railway operators in improving their digitalisation efforts, enabling advances in safety and security across all aspects of…

Protecting railway cyber-security today, tomorrow and for the future

8 January 2021 | By

Richard Thomas is a UKRRIN Industrial Fellow in Data Integration and Cyber-Security at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). In this article for Global Railway Review, Richard explains the intricacies of protecting and maintaining railway assets, while constantly evolving to meet the cyber-security needs of future technology.

Better rail services with digital transformation

6 January 2021 | By

With a wide range of digital solutions - including its Smart Rail ICT architecture, AirFlash 5G Microwave enterprise solution and Urban Rail Cloud platform - Huawei is supporting the rail industry in its efforts to digitalise, particularly in the areas of connectivity, cloud infrastructure and artificial intelligence, in order to…