Dr Peter Füglistaler, Director of the Federal Office of Transport (FOT), discusses the ways in which both passenger and rail freight transport in Switzerland must be developed, including the need to expand infrastructure and the potential for Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC).
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The Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) is a comprehensive multimodal transport project based on three main pillars: an airport hub, a new rail network, and an airport city. As a strategic infrastructure investment, CPK will integrate air, rail, and road transport, connecting nearly 180 million inhabitants of Central and Eastern Europe…
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Access For All’ interview series, Franz Andel, Accessibility Manager at ÖBB-Personenverkehr, explains the importance of accessibility for the company and highlights some of the passenger friendly features of the their trains.
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Access For All’ interview series, Ronan Murphy, Head of Customer Care and Accessibility at Irish Rail, explains how the operator is committed to continuous improvements to deliver an excellent experience for customers with disabilities, and gives details of several exciting new accessibility initiatives currently on trial.
Moderated by Sandra Gehenot, the UIC's Freight Director, participants from CFL cargo, ERFA and Mercitalia Intermodal share their views on what key levers are necessary to drive modal shift to rail in Europe.
In this interview, Andy Bagnall, Chief Executive of Rail Partners, discusses the recently released Freight Expectations report and details some of its key findings and the environmental advantages that rail freight possesses.
For Global Railway Review’s exclusive Delivering Sustainable Railways feature series, Margaret Cederoth, Director of Planning and Sustainability at California High-Speed Rail (CHSRA), talks about the importance of sustainability in California and the latest sustainability projects CHSRA have worked on.
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Access For All’ interview series, Chris Jeffery, Accessibility & Transport Integration Manager at TransPennine Express, explains how the operator is passionate about accessibility, and the importance of consulting both their accessibility panels and customers with disabilities to ensure they can deliver a train service that is…
Jon-Ivar Nygård, Norway’s Minister of Transport, explains that despite a large maintenance backlog and outdated infrastructure, the Norwegian government is committed to making improvements to the country’s rail network with a raft of changes including new infrastructure, new trains, new digital signalling, shifting more freight to rail and strengthening cross-border…
Maria Price examines the complexities of regulating Algorithmic Decision-Making (ADM) in railways with differing expectations depending on the subject (human or non-human) whose data is processed.
CPK presents an investor variant of the new Katowice-Ostrava HSR line connecting Poland with Czech Republic
After collecting 7,000 comments and almost 100 meetings involving residents and local authorities, Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) has selected the investor variant for the Katowice-Ostrava section of the high-speed railway line. The route indicated by CPK assumes the least environmental impact of all those surveyed. The new railway line also…
Taking part in Global Railway Review’s first ‘Access For All’ interview series is Catherine Langlois, Senior Advisor - Universal Accessibility at VIA Rail, who highlights some of the accessibility features on board the operator’s new fleet, and how they strive to be Canada’s most accessible national and intercity mode of…
Øystein Risan, CEO of Norske tog, discusses the newly announced FLIRT Nordic Express, the new long-distance trains set to revolutionise travel in Norway.
For Global Railway Review’s exclusive Delivering Sustainable Railways feature series, Joeley Pettit, Director Corporate Affairs, Passenger Rail and Sustainability for ARA, discusses the latest ARA sustainability projects and the future of sustainability in rail.
Mark Plowright, Virgin Trains Ticketing Director, discusses the challenges currently facing rail retailers with Global Railway Review and details the best ways that rail travel can win over passengers.