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Tailoring Wi-Fi connectivity to improve the passenger experience

2 March 2021 | By

Laurent Bellan, Chief Information Officer at Eurostar, details the work being done to improve Wi-Fi connectivity for on-board passengers across its fleet, and the challenge of ensuring a stable and consistent connection for the entire journey for all Eurostar travellers, irrespective of their differing internet needs.

In-Depth Focus: Electrification & Cabling

16 February 2021 | By

Cable and electrification systems are vital components of railway networks that need maintaining and safeguarding in order to ensure that passenger and freight trains can operate efficiently. This In-Depth Focus covers developments in electrification projects, exploring: How medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway electrification systems; the importance…

The opportunities ahead to grow and develop U.S. rail freight

15 February 2021 | By

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), outlines the significant role that rail freight played during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how, in the years to come, this role will only continue to grow and develop in order to support a prosperous future for railroads, their customers and…