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Global Railway Review Issue 6 2021

24 November 2021 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: a project update on Brisbane's Cross River Rail; rail freight and the environment; two In-Depth Focuses on Noise & Vibrations and The Future of Train Control; and much more!

Green technologies to shape the future of Russian Railways

24 November 2021 | By

As a national leader in technology and partner to global railway associations, Russian Railways (RZD) is implementing international projects focused on sustainable development. Here, Sergey Kobzev, First Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer of RZD, responsible for environmental protection issues, reduction of the carbon footprint and ensuring compliance with international…

Rail’s role in the future of zero carbon transport in the UK

23 November 2021 | By

Transport is currently the largest contributor to UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, as a result, decarbonisation is a key priority for the industry. In July 2021, the UK government published its Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) – its ‘greenprint’ – detailing the steps needed for transport to become a net-zero…

Protecting rail assets with lifecycle security and surveillance technology

11 November 2021 | By , ,

In this interview with Global Railway Review, Carl-Thomas Schneider, Vice President of Business Development for Hexagon Geosystems and Jack Williams, Director of Portfolio Marketing for Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division, explain how Hexagon’s new Security & Surveillance portfolio for rail unites 3D surveillance systems with best-in-class security, dispatching and…

How digital innovations are heralding a new golden era for rail

8 November 2021 | By

Scott Kelley, Managing Director, Signalling and Global Rail Market Lead at Atkins, explains how harnessing digital innovations in aspects such as ticketing, digital twins and digital signalling could enable the data-rich, technologically driven rail industry of the future that surpasses all expectations.

Considerations for lessor borrowers in the rail sector

4 November 2021 | By

In comparison to other asset classes, operating lessors in the rail sector have had a relatively ‘good’ pandemic, and deal activity remains strong. Here, Louise Mor, Partner in WFW’s Assets & Structured Finance Group, sets out some of the key areas for operating lessors to consider when planning their financing…