To transform railways for passengers and freight operators, the deployment of modern signalling, communications and train control technologies is crucial in order to increase capacity, reduce delays, enhance safety, and drive down costs. The authors in this In-Depth focus explore the developments in ERTMS/ETCS/GSM-R, and the potential that FRMCS offers…
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The railway is always developing, and any organisation connected with it has to keep up with that evolution, as well as maintain its own standards. Eurotunnel's Director, Infrastructure, Daniel Hughes shares why the organisation chose to become an affiliate of the Rail Safety & Standards Board (RSSB).
Adina Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, explores the current plans in place for rail in Europe to attract passengers and reach sustainability targets, as well as what can be done for European rail to reveal it’s full potential.
With the need to decarbonise the transportation sector greater than ever before, rail freight has a crucial role to play in meeting sustainability targets. The authors in this In-Depth Focus explore how technology can be used during freight operations to eliminate carbon emissions while still meeting commitments to customers and…
Jean-Marc Pennont, GIRO’s product manager for passenger rail, talks AI and optimisation technologies, and how they are redefining integrated planning and resource management.
In this interview with Global Railway Review, Fraser Greenwood, Engineering Director for Signalling at Atkins, explains how the organisation is contributing to the delivery of a digital railway of the future for the UK.
Volker Wissing, Germany’s Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, explains why German rail infrastructure needs an overhaul and details the plans in place for rail to reach its climate targets.
Any organisation connected with the complex, fast-changing environment of rail can always do with help to keep up with latest developments, and tools to work more efficiently. That’s why more and more are becoming affiliates of the Rail Safety & Standards Board (RSSB), the independent, not‑for‑profit body that works for…
Packed full of exclusive content, including our InnoTrans 2022 preview, plus features from: Germany’s Federal Minister for Digital and Transport; the European Commissioner for Transport; Canadian Pacific; Norfolk Southern; the Association of American Railroads; the ERTMS Users Group; and many more!
With instances of extreme weather increasing at an alarming rate, Nick Tune, Digital Engineering Director – Atkins, a member of SNC-Lavalin Group, explains how the digital twin will be a useful tool for protecting railway infrastructure against the extreme conditions caused by climate change.
Raman Arora, Principal Project Engineer in the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) – the IT arm of India’s Ministry of Railways, explains how the Smart Freight Operations Optimisation and Real-Time Information (SFOORTI) solution is a useful digital platform for the planning, allocation, coordination, monitoring and analysis of Indian Railways’…
Liam Brooker, Programme Sponsor for the West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) speaks to Global Railway Review about the West Midlands Rail Programme and the impact it is having for the West Midlands region, as well as the need for modal shift to rail and how this can help communities.
In this interview for Global Railway Review, Aaron Whittemore, Director of Product and Strategy at Humatics, explains the importance of the Humatics Rail Navigation System (HRNS) and how it will revolutionise rail for operators.
In this article, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies’ (CER) Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director, and Enno Wiebe, Technical Director, give a snapshot of ERTMS development in Europe, but also explain that a wider strategy is needed in order to achieve full and harmonised deployment.
Clément Gautier, Project Manager at the UIC, explains what challenges infrastructure managers face in operating small stations and explores the opportunities available to ensure they are utilised efficiently.