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Lithuania: The new gateway for freight between Europe and Asia

6 September 2021 | By

Starting in summer 2021, freight trains from across Europe will be able to reach Lithuanian’s Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) – one of the most important logistics centres for the Rail Baltica project and the North Sea to Baltic Sea transport corridor. Karolis Sankovski, CEO of LTG Infra, explains just what…

Unlocking smart turnouts through the digitalisation of rail

3 September 2021 | By

Dr. Robert Bernerstätter, Data Scientist for R&D and Engineering in Diagnostics & Monitoring Technologies for Infrastructure at voestalpine Signaling Austria GmbH, writes of the potential that lies in smart turnouts, to increase availability and, through the use of AI, predict maintenance needs and in turn, reduce costs.

Roundtable: Improving the Passenger Experience

26 August 2021 | By

Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the role of accessibility in delivering an exceptional passenger experience; how digital solutions can support a more seamless journey; the changes passengers can expect following the pandemic; and the importance of making a rail journey more attractive than taking the…

Global Railway Review Issue 4 2021

25 August 2021 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!

Boosting the implementation of innovative projects for a competitive railway

13 August 2021 | By , ,

In this article for Global Railway Review, colleagues from the European Rail Freight Corridor ScanMed and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) explain that the Rail Freight Corridors want to strengthen their cooperation with the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking in implementing innovative railway projects in order to be able to meet tomorrow’s…

The digital revolution reaches rolling stock component services

11 August 2021 | By ,

Major global trends of digitalisation and sustainability increasingly guide the development cycle of component services in rail transport. VR FleetCare’s Vice President of Component Services, Anders Karlsson, and Head of Digital Services, Sami Kalevirta, explain how these trends impact the way that VR FleetCare undertakes the maintenance of rolling stock…