Global Railway Review Issue 1 2021
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.
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
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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Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Cargo, Freight & Heavy-Haul, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Diesel Locomotives, Digitalisation, Electrification & Cabling, Funding & Finance, High-Speed Rail, Infrastructure Developments, Operational Performance, Passenger Experience/Satisfaction, Regulation & Legislation, Rolling Stock Orders/Developments, Signalling, Control & Communications, Sustainability/Decarbonisation, Technology & Software, The Workforce, Track/Infrastructure Maintenance & Engineering
Association of American Railroads (AAR), Atkins Global, BASEC (British Approvals Service for Cables), Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), Brenner Base Tunnel, Gautrain Management Agency, High Speed 1 (HS1 Ltd), Metrolinx, Network Rail, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), VIA Rail Canada