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For Global Railway Review, OIy Turner, Head of ERTMS for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), explains the importance of the first Class 387/1 Great Northern Electrostar being upgraded with ETCS in-cab signalling and details GTR's involvement with the East Coast Digital Programme.
Scott Congdon, Market Development and Partnership Management, Land Mobile, Intelsat, details the remote activity challenges that rail freight operators face and explains how the FlexMove network can provide solutions to these challenges.
In 2023, the ‘Roadmaps for AI Integration in the Rail Sector’ project (‘RAILS’) – a first of its kind project addressing AI in railways from a broad perspective – will come to its end. For Global Railway Review, this article provides an outlook of the project and what it means…
Global Railway Review’s Elliot Robinson interviews Simon Scott, Engineering Director at the East West Rail Company, about the East West Rail project – which was publicly endorsed by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement - and what hopes he has for the project going into 2023.
At InnoTrans 2022, Michael Thulin, Member of the Board, SWERIG and Björn Asplund, Chairman, Swedtrain, sat with Craig Waters, Editor, Global Railway Review, to discuss what the future holds for rail in Sweden and the potential that digital transformation offers.
Colleagues from the Italian railway infrastructure manager, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), explain the current status, strategy and importance of ERTMS/ETCS along the Mediterranean Rail Freight Corridor (MRFC).
Workbank planning is a beneficial core activity for all asset management teams. Read on to find out what the benefits are of using modern software tools when introducing workbank planning.
How can a railroad eliminate its carbon emissions while still meeting its commitments to its customers and the larger economy? This question is one that Dr. Kyle Mulligan, Assistant Vice-President, Operations Technology at Canadian Pacific (CP), explains CP sought to answer with its ‘Hydrogen Locomotive Program’.
Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer at Norfolk Southern, details the customer centric strategy that the North American freight railroad are using to further their commitment to sustainability and how this drives value for customers, shareholders and the planet.
At InnoTrans 2022, Michael Meyer zu Hörste, Chief Engineer of the Institute of Transportation Systems at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), spoke to Global Railway Review’s Editorial Assistant, Elliot Robinson, about the exciting rail research the centre is currently involved with, and explained DLR’s involvement with the FCH2RAIL project.
The introduction of an ERTMS/ETCS Accelerated Plan is a great challenge for the whole Italian railway system. Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) is one of the main developers of the system, used to overcome the market constraints imposed by the legacy national signalling systems and achieve an interoperable European rail network.…
Nicholas Shrimpton, UNIFE Technical Affairs Manager, writes about the potential that FRMCS offers the European railway network and explores the challenges that operators are faced with when making the transition.
Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), details four areas that the U.S. rail freight industry needs to improve in order to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and lessen their overall environmental impact.
Michel Ruesen, Managing Director of the ERTMS Users Group (EUG), explores ERTMS and its implementation across Europe, looking at the ways that the deployment has evolved over time.