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Protecting stations and trains against terrorist attacks

20 September 2019 | By

The ‘open’ nature of trains and stations continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with EU-funded project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together to focus on the various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats. Marie-Hélène…

How is Deutsche Bahn preparing for the future as it moves towards 5G for future rail operation?

19 September 2019 | By ,

Ahead of his participation at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Patrick Marsch Senior Project Manager for Digital Rail at Deutsche Bahn (DB), explains how DB plans to utilise advanced sensing, high-precision localisation and artificial intelligence as it moves towards introducing…

In-Depth Focus: Track Maintenance

19 September 2019 | By

Maintaining rail tracks has always been a fundamental activity for rail infrastructure managers, but – thanks to new technology and innovations – the techniques and attitudes towards these tasks have changed over recent years. How is combining traditional methods of monitoring the condition of railway tracks with modern solutions and…

In-Depth Focus: The Future of Rail

18 September 2019 | By

Teams across the rail industry are thinking about the needs of passengers and businesses and considering how the railway can be adapted through innovation to meet future requirements. Will major rail projects deliver key benefits to Britain? Will space technology revolutionise rail signalling and infrastructure efficiency? What role will rail…

Global Railway Review Issue 5 2019

17 September 2019 | By

In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Russian Railways' digital platform; investments in Sri Lanka’s rail sector; an event preview of Digital Rail Revolution 2019; using modern solutions and innovations to maintain railway tracks; how project SHERPA is helping railways to…