Network Rail’s Head of Maintenance, Tim Flower, explains how track maintenance in Britain has been transformed over the past decade and how future performance improvements will be achieved through new technology and data-driven capability.
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Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Lidija Dumbaloska, Professional Head of Electrical Engineering, Sydney Trains
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Lidija Dumbaloska, Professional Head of Electrical Engineering at Sydney Trains, discusses how her role involves managing complex technical problems that have high technical risk, and how encouraging those in the workplace is the best road to development.
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Christian Chavanel, Director of the Rail System Department at the UIC, took time to share with us his opinions on future rail development and how the railway sector ‘must accelerate its own cycle of innovation’.
Erni Basri, Deputy Director for Track and Building Infrastructure Railway Area I at the Ministry of Transportation Indonesia, tells Global Railway Review about Indonesia’s plans to develop its rail network and take advantage of the benefits digitalisation can bring.
A recent study has identified that the global high-speed rail market, in terms of volume, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.54% from 2018 to 2025, with the Asia-Pacific region leading this growth. But what are the factors driving this growth?
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Regional Transportation Authority Executive Director, Leanne Redden, tells us about her work to encourage investment into public transport through co-operation with other transit agencies to create an advocacy campaign.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channel Development at SJ AB, discusses her work on digitalisation and how modernising the way rail companies approach customer experience will increase passenger numbers and satisfaction.
Train services across the globe are perpetually striving to improve and the ways in which they vary are vast. The differences are highlighted when taking a closer look at how they operate, what they prioritise, and how they adapt their services.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Natalie Leister, Area Manager at Southeastern, tells us about how her humble beginnings within the rail industry helped her grow to become determined on working to make the company focus more on inclusivity and make train travel and the rail industry more accessible…
Though it is tempting to see setbacks in the development of high-speed rail around the world, Torkel Patterson – Vice-Chairman of the International High Speed Rail Association (IHRA) – believes we are entering a golden age of high-speed rail.
With the rise of big data and the subsequent growth in cyber-threats, Tommaso Spanevello, Public Affairs Manager at UNIFE, outlines an effective cyber-security strategy for the rail sector and highlights that more cross-industry collaboration is needed to ultimately benefit the future of rail’s success.
We asked this panel of experts: What are the main technological barriers the rail sector is faced with in regard to advances in cyber-security and how can they be conquered?