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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2021

Posted: 12 February 2021 | | No comments yet

In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.

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Included in this issue:

  • MINISTER STATEMENT

Back to the future: Ireland’s rail network is on the cusp of a new dawn, by Eamon Ryan, Minister of Transport, Ireland

  • REGIONAL FOCUS: NORTH AMERICA

With articles from Ian Jefferies, President & CEO, Association of American Railroads (AAR); Helena Ashberry, Network Program Sponsor for the GO Expansion Program, Metrolinx; and Cynthia Garneau, President & Chief Executive Officer, VIA Rail Canada

  • REGULATION & LEGISLATION

Climate and the courts: How climate change legislation is affecting transport infrastructure, by Beth Fryer, Legal Counsel, Atkins

  • SUSTAINABILITY

HS1’s environmental and sustainability commitments, by Dyan Crowther, CEO and Richard Thorp, Engineering Director, HS1 Ltd

  • IN-DEPTH FOCUS: ELECTRIFICATION & CABLING

With articles from James Nattrass, Director of Incident Management & Operational Security, Network Rail; Menno van Limburg, EAM Director of Electrification, Metrolinx; Jaya Skandamoorthy, Regional Technical Manager, UK & Europe, British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC); and Pietro Tricoli, Head of the Power Electronics Group, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) and Sina Sharifi, BCRRE member.

  • IN-DEPTH FOCUS: FIRE SAFETY

With articles from Erwin Reichel, Tunnel Safety Coordinator, Brenner Base Tunnel; Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Materials, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB); and Chelina Bodhie, Senior Manager for Safety, Health, Environment & Quality, Gautrain Management Agency.

AND MUCH MORE…

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