The International Union of Railways’ (UIC) Francis Bedel, Chief Digital Officer, and Parinaz Bazeghi, Digital Project Manager, explain the innovative DIGIM II and explore how its new proof of concept (POC) could see level crossing safety revolutionised by connecting the car with the system.
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Oleg Valinsky, Deputy Managing Director of Russian Railways, shares details about the railway company’s train driver mobile app and how it helps to interact with locomotive crews.
In the next instalment of Global Railway Review’s exclusive series, Greater Anglia reflects on 2020 and the impact of the pandemic on its business, as well as highlighting three employees who have dedicated the last 12 months to keeping passengers safe, informed and moving.
Marie Vopálenská, General Director of ACRI – the Association of Czech Railway Industry – looks to the future of rail development in the Czech Republic, and addresses the need for investment and modernisation to drive forward the country’s sustainable rail plans.
Major projects, local partners: Why industry must get better at delivering social value on major projects
All too often, local residents find themselves fighting major developments in their neighbourhood. Delivering social benefit on major projects is hugely important, but why has it sometimes been hard to collaborate with locals, and how can the UK rail industry improve this? David Wilson, Principal Engineer at Atkins, explores further.
The European Union (EU) Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ (RFC AMBER) is one of 11 EU Rail Freight Corridors (RFCs) in Europe set up gradually between 2013 and 2020 to facilitate cross-border rail freight. RFC AMBER played a pivotal role by being the first EU RFC that was voluntarily established on the…
Mental health and wellbeing are finally getting recognised – but with the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the problems, the rail industry still needs to do more. At Atkins, April Welsh and Tom Buick learnt about the mental health crisis after setting up a Mindfulness At Work group and discovered how the industry…
Deutsche Bahn (DB) colleagues Matthias Hudaff, Project Manager, and Julia Chorus, Stakeholder Management Officer, write about how the plans for the largest and most important rail infrastructure project in Northern Germany are gradually taking shape.
Dr. Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), explores four guiding principles which could help to pave the way for a mobility revolution, supported by the German railway industry.
Green Furniture Concept's Founder, Johan Berhin, discusses the future of train station furniture and how it can help to shape the passenger experience and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Crystal Tseng, Director of System Product Management at DFI, explains the various advantages of AIoT edge computers for the railway industry and how their intelligence can help rail operations become safer, smarter and more efficient.
The rail industry continually strives to identify ways to ensure that train users have the best possible experience, and travelling through train stations plays a huge part in this. Although train stations are understandably much quieter at the moment, passengers will eventually return – so, how will train stations adapt…
Leonore Gewessler, Austria’s Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, highlights the importance of rail in driving Austria’s commitment to becoming climate-neutral.
In this interview for Global Railway Review, Cervello Co-Founder and CEO, Roie Onn, shares his vision of how Zero Trust security is a necessary component of any railway organisation, especially in times the industry adopts new-age technologies, replaces legacy equipment, and digital integration of various vendors is booming.
Like many other organisations, the PKP CARGO Group has felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, as the largest railway freight carrier in Poland and second largest in the European Union (EU), PKP CARGO is continuing to deliver on its business strategy. Here, Czesław Warsewicz, President of the Management Board, explains…