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Placing creativity at the heart of rail interior innovation

5 May 2022 | By

Rail interiors are constantly being pushed to keep pace with the evolving needs of the passengers travelling on-board. For Global Railway Review, Aisling Norton, 22000 Intercity Railcar - Interior Refurbishment Project Manager at Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, details the key aspects encompassing the operator’s recent fleet refurbishment, and tells…

Interior concepts that meet the needs of tomorrow’s passengers

3 May 2022 | By

Julian Fordon, Senior Manager for Marketing Strategy and Communication of DB Regio at Deutsche Bahn (DB), tells Global Railway Review about the IdeasTrain project, and explains how a life-size mock-up is enabling the operator to realise their innovative concepts and enhance the interior of train design.

Optimising Brightline’s on‑board experience

2 May 2022 | By

Tom Rutkowski, VP & Chief Mechanical Officer at Brightline, dives into the development of train interiors today and how train operators are meeting the changing needs of rail travellers, what they want from their on-board experience, and how modern interiors can harness innovation while improving safety measures.

Interoperability: A duty beyond rail

27 April 2022 | By

Philip Van Den Bosch, Senior Freight Strategy Advisor at the UIC, explores how rail freight is key to making the transport sector more environmentally friendly and why interoperability is vital to achieving this.

Know your carbon saving RGPs: A digital initiative by Indian Railways

25 April 2022 | By

Dr. Amit Kumar Jain, General Manager/FOIS in the Centre for Railway Information – an IT arm of India’s Ministry of Railways, explores the concept and methodology used for rail freight carbon emissions estimation, as well as the benefits this offers to customers of Indian Railways’ Rail Green Points (RGPs) initiative.

It’s lights out for aging rail infrastructure

21 April 2022 | By

For Global Railway Review, Marco Berger, Senior Director - Solutions and Applications Management at Ribbon Communications, explains why growing security risks and passenger expectations are making IT/OT modernisation imperative for rail operators.

Modernising Poland’s railways for all

11 April 2022 | By

In this article for Global Railway Review Issue 2 2022, PKP PLK explore how recent investments worth billions of zlotys to modernise Poland’s railway infrastructure is making rail travel more accessible for all.