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Interoperability: A duty beyond rail

27 April 2022 | By

Philip Van Den Bosch, Senior Freight Strategy Advisor at the UIC, explores how rail freight is key to making the transport sector more environmentally friendly and why interoperability is vital to achieving this.

Know your carbon saving RGPs: A digital initiative by Indian Railways

25 April 2022 | By

Dr. Amit Kumar Jain, General Manager/FOIS in the Centre for Railway Information – an IT arm of India’s Ministry of Railways, explores the concept and methodology used for rail freight carbon emissions estimation, as well as the benefits this offers to customers of Indian Railways’ Rail Green Points (RGPs) initiative.

It’s lights out for aging rail infrastructure

21 April 2022 | By

For Global Railway Review, Marco Berger, Senior Director - Solutions and Applications Management at Ribbon Communications, explains why growing security risks and passenger expectations are making IT/OT modernisation imperative for rail operators.

Modernising Poland’s railways for all

11 April 2022 | By

In this article for Global Railway Review Issue 2 2022, PKP PLK explore how recent investments worth billions of zlotys to modernise Poland’s railway infrastructure is making rail travel more accessible for all.

In-Depth Focus: Alternative Fuels

7 April 2022 | By

Reducing emissions and how the rail sector contributes to climate change are topics high on the agenda for many organisations in the industry. With companies seeking more sustainable options, the authors in this In-Depth Focus explore the opportunities of alternative fuels and the importance of how innovative initiatives can enable…

Punctuality is key to rail recovery

7 April 2022 | By

With customers beginning to use rail services again after years of restrictions, Anthony Smith, Chief Executive of Transport Focus, explains why train operators need to focus on offering a reliable, punctuality service for passengers and how this can help rail grow in the years ahead.

In-Depth Focus: Track Technologies

6 April 2022 | By

The authors in this In-Depth Focus explore a variety of topics, including: the IN2ZONE research project which aims to design and test a prototype next generation transition zone solution; the Harmotrack Project which is investigating acceleration measurements to monitor track quality; and the LOWNOISEPAD project which seeks to find an…