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!
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Christian Pettauer, CIO at WESTbahn Management GmbH, tells Global Railway Review about the modular maintenance that it believes is the secret to its high fleet availability, and how invaluable, real-time measurements of rolling stock components and tracks from the ‘Fingerprint’ project is key in pinpointing the right maintenance at the…
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…
As part of our Bogies & Wheelsets In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked a panel of experts: What do you expect to change from a technology perspective over the next five years to ensure the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets can be extended?
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…
Jose Bertolin, a UNIFE Technical Affairs Manager, provides an insight into the work of the NEXTGEAR project and how next generation running gear technology could drive more competitive, efficient and green European rail.
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Mario Virano, TELT-Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin General Director, celebrates the project’s milestone as 80 per cent of the contracts are awarded, reflecting on the time and expertise needed to reach this point, while looking ahead to the end goal – the central rail link in the Mediterranean Corridor.
With 80 years of experience, Dellner continues to expand its product portfolio. Here, the organisation delves deep into its coupler head solutions which are meticulously designed and manufactured to provide high reliability and ensure passenger and rolling stock protection and safety.
As part of our Achieving Intelligent Rail Freight In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked a panel of experts: Over the next five years, what do you think the rail freight industry must focus on to be seen as a technology leader, not just a transportation provider?
As more people across the globe roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccination, the prospect of commuters returning to rail is finally becoming a reality. For rail and transit operators experiencing decreased ridership, the improving situation brings hope that passengers will return – if they are confident enough to…
Muru Murugappan, Vice President of Technology Services and Chief Information Officer of BNSF Railway, explains how the North American freight railroad operator is continually working to leverage and explore new technologies and what this means for its future success.
Dr. Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), writes how three goals – digitisation and automation; accelerated electrification; and ensuring social acceptance – are key if the rail industry is to realise the significant changes needed to truly decarbonise the logistics sector.
Sergey Pavlov, First Deputy Managing Director of International Business Development and International Affairs at Russian Railways (RZD), explains why digital technologies are significant to international trade and the benefits that they bring to cargo transportation.
Matt Weingarth, Principal Innovations Engineer, shares details about how Network Rail’s Target 190plus programme is working with industry to develop and use data and tools for operational and design solutions in signalling. In this article, he explores how these technologies will speed up how we deliver and maintain the railway,…