Keir Fitch, Head of Unit Rail Safety & Interoperability in DG MOVE, European Commission, explains the intricacies of implementing the FRMCS and the significant benefits for rail that will come with the use of the new 5G technology and architecture.
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Axel Schuppe, General Manager of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), heralds the arrival of FRMCS and explains just why this innovation is crucial to achieving the future rail service that passengers deserve.
Nicholas Shrimpton, UNIFE Technical Affairs Manager, discusses how the introduction of digitalisation and automation in rail will become central for the deployment of both FRMCS, and future broadband applications, far beyond today’s GSM-R.
Markku Voutilainen, Senior Inspector Project Manager at the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA), delves into the topic of safety related communications across Finland’s rail network, exploring the complexities of preparing for FRMCS while facing uncertainty around specification and implementation timelines, while marking the technological step forward it will mean for…
Janez Vidovič, Head of Maintenance at SŽ – VIT, explains why specialist knowledge, and the ability to adapt to specific customer needs, is key in responding to the technical challenges in maintenance of tractive and trailing rolling stock.
Ineco explain how their organisation is assisting with rail development across Europe, including their involvement in the Rail Baltica project and the development of ERTMS.
Reliability in rail transportation – be it cargo or people – is more important than ever. Operators and manufacturers must keep downtimes to a minimum, safety and comfort at a maximum, and avoid failures at all cost. Fortunately, ZF is able to support companies with its smart and digital [email protected]…
Samuel Nevado, Head of the Logistics and Vehicle Distribution Division at Transfesa Logistics, writes about the key role that rail freight has to play in creating an emission-free supply chain, bringing truly sustainable intermodality.
While most people working in rail do not consider wildlife to be a traditional area of expertise, that perception is changing. There is an increasing understanding of the rapid loss of global biodiversity and increasing understanding of responsibility, obligation and opportunity for railways to help halt the loss. Colleagues Pınar Yılmazer and…
Graeme Newton, CEO of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, discusses how work is progressing on the mega project and why it will transform travel in Australia’s third largest city.
This In-Depth Focus gives industry experts from Russian Railways, ÖBB and the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) the opportunity to explore technologies for autonomous railway management, the tokenisation of train control/train management, and how Germany’s use of ATO with ETCS will optimise the country’s rail network.
The Australasian rail industry is experiencing a new wave of growth as it prepares for the new year, writes Caroline Wilkie, Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA). With $155 billion in rail investment planned over the next 15 years, the industry is faced with a once in a…
Viper Innovations’ Engineering and Service teams have again been on-hand to provide critical support to Network Rail as they push to modernise maintenance and deliver safe, efficient and effective interventions to locate signalling power cable faults quickly and accurately before they become service affecting.
In this In-Depth Focus, industry experts examine three projects – SILVARSTAR, TRANSIT and FINE-2 – and how they are playing a part to understand the complex challenges around noise and vibration of railways and what can be done to reduce nuisance.
Adrian Share, Executive Vice President, Rail Infrastructure at Brightline West explains how offering a connected, green and efficient rail system is key to getting people out of their cars and transforming attitudes to train travel in America.