The new radio system, Airwave, will help to improve train performance and links with the emergency services by making communication more reliable.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
As part of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the increased global focus on sustainability will hopefully result in a more successful rail freight industry.
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
The European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme will be a unique opportunity for the sector to collectively drive the deployment of technological and operational solutions related to the DAC, by means of a focused and inclusive system approach under the umbrella of Shift2Rail.
Norske tog AS has awarded Siemens Mobility with the framework contract to supply 570 GSM-R train cab radios for use across Norway.
Nexxiot and Slovakian-based lessor, Cargo Wagon, are teaming up regarding the digital rail cargo transformation to provide new and innovative services for their customers.
Low cost and convenience are among the top choices for citizens for choosing to travel on urban rail transit networks. However, as the systems continue to gain popularity, increased passenger volumes are now contributing to a poor passenger experience. How can increasing scale and passenger volume be managed effectively, and…
Modern urban rail transit systems should operate with low energy consumption but with high efficiency. Huawei can improve these systems by implementing digitalisation with its ICT technologies. Wang Xiaoqiang, Solution Director for Transportation at Huawei, explains more.
In an interview for Global Railway Review, Managing Director, Edward Davies from Viper Innovations, explains how their cloud-hosted CableGuardian solution will help rail infrastructure managers revolutionise their trackside cable monitoring and fault-finding activities, and how the UK’s Network Rail has given the solution their internationally recognised product approval.
The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
By receiving the latest ETCS standard certification, Alstom is now equipped to work towards the complete digitalisation of Norway's rail network.
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Aaron Allsbrook, CTO and Founder of IoT and Edge software company, ClearBlade, explains that the rail freight industry has the desire to adopt new innovations, but there are still challenges to overcome to unlock the true value of those smart technologies.
Felix Schwarz, Head of Business Development at SAVVY Telematic Systems AG, discusses the importance of digitalisation for rail freight operators and how, by combining this with new business models, the operator can differentiate itself from other rail freight companies.