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In-Depth Focus: Bogies & Wheelsets

6 June 2022 | By

In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the latest developments in the journal bearing workstream of the GEARBODIES research project, and how the next generations of bogies and wheelsets will be equipped with innovative devices to improve the lifecycles of these crucial rolling stock components.

In-Depth Focus: IoT & Advanced Analytics

1 June 2022 | By

In this In-Depth Focus, the authors cover the role of digitalisation and innovation in the Rail Baltica project; the impact of Industry 4.0 on Norway’s digital railway developments; and how ProRail is applying data science to predict track degradation in the Netherlands.

How to better prepare the railway sector for CBRNe threats

1 June 2022 | By

Grigore Havarneanu, Senior Research Advisor at the International Union of Railways (UIC), looks at the challenges that railways face in dealing with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) attacks and how the EU-funded PROACTIVE project can help railway staff to better face these threats.

Global Railway Review Issue 3 2022

31 May 2022 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: digital twin developments on HS1; enhancing rail freight activity in Spain; rail's role in zero-emission mobility in Europe; Bogies & Wheelsets and IOT & Advanced Analytics In-Depth Focuses; and much more!

Building on the strong support to improve passenger rail in Minnesota

19 May 2022 | By

Bob Manzoline, Executive Director of the NLX Alliance, the organisation behind a proposed Minneapolis to Duluth intercity passenger rail service, explains how advocates of the project have been left befuddled at delays by the Minnesota Senate, despite there being billions of dollars available for rail projects, plus huge support of…

‘Don’t put your life at risk, stay away from tracks!’

17 May 2022 | By

With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…