Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), writes that, for rail to embark on a safe journey towards digitalisation, it is crucial that the European Union (EU) and its member states acknowledge and seize the opportunity for a safe ‘rail 4.0’.
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Looking ahead to InnoTrans 2018: An interview with Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB)
With the railway industry starting to look forward to InnoTrans 2018, Global Railway Review spoke to Ben Möbius, Managing Director of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB) about his involvement at the trade fair and the innovations he looks forward to witnessing.
“Railways are the greatest productive act there has ever been, not just in the 19th century but throughout history”. This insight from German sociologist and national economist Werner Sombart (1863-1941) has rarely been more relevant than it is today. The current digitalisation of rail transport represents not only a fundamental…