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Ensuring the safety of the Brenner Base Tunnel construction sites

7 May 2021 | By

Below the Brenner Pass, from Innsbruck/Tulfes in Austria to Franzensfeste in Italy, the longest underground railway connection in the world is being built – the 64km-long Brenner Base Tunnel. Here, Tunnel Safety Coordinator, Erwin Reichel, explains the intricacies of ensuring sufficient safety measures are coordinated and implemented for such an…

Making changes to directly improve the passenger experience

4 May 2021 | By

Chris Fowler, Customer Services Director at UK train operating company Southern, gives a behind-the-scenes look into the different initiatives implemented to improve their customer experience during the COVID-19 pandemic and also the future plans to support their passengers as transport demands evolve.

Rail cable theft – far from a victimless crime

3 May 2021 | By

James Nattrass, Network Rail’s Director of Incident Management and Operational Security, reflects on the repercussions of metal theft from the railway – an issue that is, sadly, still prevalent, despite COVID-19 – and the progress that continues to be made in tackling it.