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Building passenger confidence: The Southeastern SeatFinder capacity tool

27 October 2020 | By

John Till, Head of Information Delivery at Southeastern, tells Global Railway Review more about how their new ‘SeatFinder’ capacity tool, which allows the operator to change the way they analyse and use train load data so that they can continue to make improvements that provide confidence and reassurance to passengers.

The NRLA is complete with the opening of the Ceneri Base Tunnel

26 October 2020 | By

The Ceneri Base Tunnel completes the flat rail route through the Alps for passenger and goods traffic. After the Gotthard and Lötschberg base tunnels, the Ceneri Base Tunnel, with a length of 15.4km, is the third-largest construction project of the New Rail Link through the Alps (NRLA). On 4 September…

Building upon GTR’s greatest asset – its workforce

23 October 2020 | By

Zoey Hudson, Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the UK’s biggest rail franchise – looks into the different specialisms and opportunities for GTR’s workforce and gives three colleagues the opportunity to discuss their roles.

The future of rail in the Czech Republic

23 October 2020 | By

Karel Havlíček, the Czech Republic’s Minister of Transport, explains that it is a government priority to continue to invest in and improve rail transportation across the country, with projects to strategically develop high-speed rail connections and plans to improve network capacity with the segregation of passenger and rail freight transport.

In-Depth Focus: Smart Track Maintenance

23 October 2020 | By

Smart sensors on tracks can be used to remotely check the health of infrastructure and a variety of digital solutions can help maintenance teams carry out vital tasks more efficiently leading to reduced service downtime and extended rail infrastructure lifetime. This In-Depth Focus explores how effective predictive and preventive maintenance…

In-Depth Focus: Cyber-Security

22 October 2020 | By

As the digitalisation of the railway progresses, this In-Depth Focus explores how the rail industry must adapt to continue to deliver safe, reliable and efficient services as the sector faces ever evolving cyber-threats.

Global Railway Review Issue 5 2020

22 October 2020 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…

Improving rail crossing safety with artificial intelligence

25 September 2020 | By

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.