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In-Depth Focus: Signalling, Communications & Train Control Development

1 September 2022 | By

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…

In-Depth Focus: Technologies for Greener Rail Freight Operations

31 August 2022 | By

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…

Global Railway Review Issue 4 2022

30 August 2022 | By

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!

SFOORTI: an analytical tool to improve rail freight operations in India

22 August 2022 | By

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’…

Connectivity and modal shift for stations in the West Midlands

10 August 2022 | By

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.