A new, more efficient digital railway is now possible, fuelled by breakthroughs in automation and analytics, but the most valuable innovations can’t run on today’s connectivity. They need private LTE and 5G, the networks that power Industry 4.0. Fai Lam, Head of Transportation Marketing at Nokia, explains more.
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Darryl Brunk, Business Development Manager – Automotive & Tire Segments at Emerson, explores pneumatics technology and why it is such an effective solution for the safety, comfort and performance of many applications that are found throughout passenger and freight trains.
Rita Raj, General Manager/PRS/Northern Region for the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) – an IT arm of India’s Ministry of Railways, explores the key features of the Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal Policy and the potential improvements it offers to rail terminals.
In this interview for Global Railway Review, Alex Froom, CEO of Zipabout, talks about the challenges faced by the rail industry, how we can drive train usage back up and what we can do to contribute to a sustainable railway.
Monika Singh, Product Manager for Passenger Experience (Engage Portal and OBIS products) at Nomad Digital, shares which key factors can help to develop a positive, elevated passenger experience on-board rail travel.
José Conrado Martínez, Deputy Director of Strategic Innovation (CTO) of Adif, explains the difficulties caused by the gauge in Spain, as well as the rest of Europe, and how Adif are contributing to making railroad’s safer with a freight gauge changeover project.
Marina Potapidou, Infrastructure Policy Adviser at the Community for European Railways and Infrastructure Companies (CER), delves into the TEN-T policy and how it has evolved since its introduction almost 10 years ago to become a vital part of Europe’s zero emission aims.
CAF MiiRA presents its new generation of light and efficient gearboxes that contribute to zero emissions, keeping the current reliability and quality standards.
In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the latest developments in the journal bearing workstream of the GEARBODIES research project, and how the next generations of bogies and wheelsets will be equipped with innovative devices to improve the lifecycles of these crucial rolling stock components.
In this interview for Global Railway Review, Richard Stock, Global Head of Rail Solutions from Plasser American, discusses how advanced rail milling technology can help to significantly extend the rail life.
In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the role of digitalisation and innovation in the Rail Baltica project; the impact of Industry 4.0 on Norway’s digital railway developments; and how ProRail is applying data science to predict track degradation in the Netherlands.
Grigore Havarneanu, Senior Research Advisor at the International Union of Railways (UIC), looks at the challenges that railways face in dealing with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) attacks and how the EU-funded PROACTIVE project can help railway staff to better face these threats.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: digital twin developments on HS1; enhancing rail freight activity in Spain; rail's role in zero-emission mobility in Europe; Bogies & Wheelsets and IOT & Advanced Analytics In-Depth Focuses; and much more!
To celebrate the recent 28th anniversary of the Channel Tunnel, Global Railway Review’s Elliot Robinson looks at the tunnel infrastructure in more detail, the inner workings of the services, and highlights 15 of the tunnels’ most interesting facts.
Kathryn Oldale, Head of Strategy, Policy and Communications at DB Cargo (UK) Limited, details the ways that the organisation has been encouraging businesses to increase the volume of rail freight in the UK, particularly through the Channel Tunnel.