Iñigo Zorriketa, Director at Dominion, details its Obstacle Detector system and explains the benefits that it brings to the safety of rail level crossings.
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The key to achieving growth in rail freight safety, efficiency and sustainability, lies in the continued digitalisation of the rail system. This In-Depth Focus explores the different approaches of various stakeholders in driving forward a total revolution in rail freight operations.
Melbourne’s Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is removing 75 dangerous and congested level crossings from across Melbourne by 2025, with 46 already removed, and the project is not slowing down. This article explores the current state of play and details how some of the actual construction work is carried out.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
Tim Wood, Interim Chief Executive of Transport for the North and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) Director, explains how the construction of new high-speed lines across the North of England have the potential to revolutionise rail travel in the region.
Improving level crossing safety will contribute to LTG’s goal of zero accidents on Lithuania’s railway
Over the last few years, by introducing additional safety measures and organising educational campaigns, railway level crossings in Lithuania have become an incomparably safer place, where accidents are extremely rare. But, as Karolis Sankovski, CEO of LTG Infra, explains, that is not the final goal; it is LGT’s vision to…
Despite an overall reduction in the number of rail-related accidents in Poland in recent years, Katarzyna Kucharek, President of the Board of the PKP Group Foundation, explains that more action needs to be taken to increase safety and minimise risks at level crossings on the country’s rail network.
Peter Lambrinakos, Chief of Police and Corporate Security at VIA Rail Canada, discusses VIA Rail Police’s mandate and the efforts deployed to provide a safe and secure passenger rail service across Canada.
Priya Agrawal, Deputy Chief Signal and Telecom Engineer at Indian Railways, writes about the ways in which Indian Railways is dynamically adapting passenger services, freight and even train coaches to support the nation as it experiences another severe wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pietro Tricoli, Head of the Power Electronics Group at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), and Sina Sharifi, member of the BCRRE, explain how the Flexible Medium Voltage DC Electric Railway Systems (MVDC-ERS) project aims to explore how medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway…
For Global Railway Review, Platon Guryanov, Head of the International Practice within the Legal Department of Russian Railways (RZD), provides an insight into how the EAEU affects rail transit across its member states, and the legislation that is driving its formation of a ‘single transport space’.
Chelina Bodhie, Senior Manager for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality at the Gautrain Management Agency, speaks to Global Railway Review about the safety protocols that make the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link the safest transport mode in Gauteng.
The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has published revised standards on fire safety and evacuation. Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Materials at RSSB, considers the history behind the present.
Cable performance is paramount to railway safety, so how can you be assured that the cables being used are suitable? Jaya Skandamoorthy, Regional Technical Manager, UK and Europe, at the British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC), explains the importance of independently approved cable products and ongoing surveillance, designed to safeguard…
In the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s exclusive series, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) shares the experiences of some of its staff during 2020 and the wide range of roles and ways in which they have aided others throughout the pandemic.