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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?
Alstom's test project, scheduled to begin in 2021, will explore implementing Automatic Train Operation in daily passenger operation of regional trains.
Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
The new Electronic Ticket Control Database (ETCD) will improve the ability of railway companies to issue and control rail passenger tickets across multiple countries and will increase security and help prevent fraud.
18 May 2020 | By Global Railway Review
This free webinar focused on the impact of COVID-19 to high-speed rail operations, and explore what the ‘new normal’ of high-speed rail travel will look like.
Priya Agrawal, Deputy Chief Signal and Telecom Engineer at Indian Railways, looks at the variety of opportunities which she believes India’s national railway should explore further in its mission to utilise big data analytics.
Daniele Rossi, Trenitalia’s Head of Logistics, explains why Italy’s main rail transport company has turned to using Additive Manufacturing (AM) as a transformative approach to manage spare parts availability.
SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.
Martin Taranetz, Project Manager for Telecommunication Technology at ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, explains how the Austrian rail infrastructure manager is investigating various scenarios to migrate from GSM-R networks to new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standards.
5 May 2020 | By ABB
Join this free to attend Webinar on 17 June 2020, supported by ABB, in which experts from Network Rail will discuss how they have linked their asset and operational data to planning information for fast and agile track maintenance decision-making.