Raman Arora, Principal Project Engineer in the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) – an IT arm of India’s Ministry of Railways, offers an overview of the Indian Railways’ Digital Business Development Platform and what benefits it can offer its users.
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Bob Manzoline, Executive Director of the NLX Alliance, the organisation behind a proposed Minneapolis to Duluth intercity passenger rail service, explains how advocates of the project have been left befuddled at delays by the Minnesota Senate, despite there being billions of dollars available for rail projects, plus huge support of…
With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…
Khalil Safadi, Laboratory Manager at Muirhead, explains the importance of the company’s new in-house Fire Resistance Lab for the global rail sector.
Richard Thorp, Engineering Director, HS1 Ltd, shares his insight into the benefits of digital twin technology and the forward-looking innovation this digital tool is bringing to the rail system.
Jean-Marc Bedmar, Head of the Systems and Operations Department of RB Rail AS, details progress on the Rail Baltica transport corridor, and explains the challenges of implementing electrification on the largest Baltic‑region infrastructure project in the last 100 years.
Around 100 years ago, electrification allowed Swiss railways to say goodbye to fossil energy sources for the first time. Step by step, ‘white coal’, i.e. hydropower, replaced coal as the primary energy source. This is now happening for a second time – with all fossil fuels being replaced by renewables…
Rail interiors are constantly being pushed to keep pace with the evolving needs of the passengers travelling on-board. For Global Railway Review, Aisling Norton, 22000 Intercity Railcar - Interior Refurbishment Project Manager at Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, details the key aspects encompassing the operator’s recent fleet refurbishment, and tells…
Mark Anderson, Customer and Commercial Director at Go-Ahead Group, explores what the future could hold for interior train design, and calls for a bold, dynamic and fresh approach to win passengers back, post the pandemic.
Julian Fordon, Senior Manager for Marketing Strategy and Communication of DB Regio at Deutsche Bahn (DB), tells Global Railway Review about the IdeasTrain project, and explains how a life-size mock-up is enabling the operator to realise their innovative concepts and enhance the interior of train design.
With the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating various challenges for public transit systems, Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), discusses how the development of India’s first semi-high-speed regional rail network, the RRTS, will be transformative for passengers and economy.
Tom Rutkowski, VP & Chief Mechanical Officer at Brightline, dives into the development of train interiors today and how train operators are meeting the changing needs of rail travellers, what they want from their on-board experience, and how modern interiors can harness innovation while improving safety measures.
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.
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.
Jason Brooker, Head of Environment at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), takes a look into how GTR, the UK’s biggest rail franchise, is at the forefront of the industry to create a more biodiverse landscape.