In this article, colleagues from Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) explain the trackside approval process for ETCS/ERTMS, in particular with a general overview related to its stakeholders and details about the steps and documents to obtain the necessary approval.
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As the digital revolution continues to modernise the transport sector, the need to utilise technology to support people’s mobility needs is greater than ever. In this article, Network Rail's Joseph Cairns and Oliver Clamp, explain how the Innovation Programme 4 (IP4) has taken a whole system approach to develop an ecosystem…
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In an interview for Global Railway Review, Taherah Kuhl, Vice President Business Services at Dassault Systèmes, talks about the challenges and opportunities for the transformation of rail, and asks: are we ready for it?
Despite railways being an efficient and environmentally sustainable mode of transport, there are increasing concerns around the harmful effects of noise and vibrations. The articles in this In-Depth Focus cover the actions taken to minimise vibrations caused by trains in Spain’s Getafe Tunnel, and an Acoustic Consultant explains why noise and…
Jason Brooker, Head of Environment at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), the UK’s biggest rail operator, looks at why the rail industry needs to respond to the immediate impacts of climate change, not just futureproof for ‘tomorrow’.
Global Railway Review’s Elliot Robinson interviews René Peusens of ProRail about the challenges that extreme weather conditions pose for the infrastructure manager, and the most effective approaches to dealing with climate change in the Netherlands.
Rennie Chadwick, Transport Sector Team Lead at Cohesive, explains how the company helps infrastructure managers and rolling stock operators understand more about their assets and how digital techniques can play a big part in effective decision making.
As part of the Canada Line’s ongoing digitalisation, the rapid-transit rail line that is part of TransLink’s Skytrain network in Metro Vancouver has begun using a digital twin to optimise its operations and maintenance. Ronald Powell, General Manager, Rail & Transit infrastructure at SNC-Lavalin, explains more.
Stefan Damm, Head of Business Field Inspection Solutions at Goldschmidt, discusses the evolution of track inspecting technologies and details the benefits that come with detailed track diagnostics.
As the industry continues to learn more about the role and expectations of the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), this In-Depth Focus brings together articles to explore the case for FRMCS rollout across Switzerland, speeding up FRMCS deployment in Finland, and how the next generation of telecommunication needs for…
The winter months can be very challenging for railways; sharp drops in temperatures and harsh weather events can threaten major disruption to services. But as the articles in this In-Depth Focus explain, by putting in place robust preparation plans and coherent and consistent strategies, network disturbance can be kept to…
Growing passenger numbers, complex route networks, and tight timetables. The challenges in railway operations are increasing, but they can all be tackled with AI.
Packed full of exclusive content, including how networks prepare for harsh winter weather; projects to reduce noise and vibrations; digital twins for Canada's trains; and much more!
For Global Railway Review, OIy Turner, Head of ERTMS for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), explains the importance of the first Class 387/1 Great Northern Electrostar being upgraded with ETCS in-cab signalling and details GTR's involvement with the East Coast Digital Programme.