The Australasian Railway Association has welcomed the NSW Government’s investment in several significant rail projects as part of its $72.3 billion transport infrastructure commitment.
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18 September 2023 | By Cohesive
In this pivotal moment for the railway industry, experts gather to address challenges, including aging assets and climate change. They emphasize data-driven strategies for efficiency, safety, and sustainability, breaking down silos to enable smarter decisions.
Scotland’s Railway is investing £5.7m on track and drainage improvements that will see the East Coast Main Line closed.
Network Rail have begun work to improve passenger and freight journeys between Manchester and Liverpool over the world’s first railway viaduct.
Great Western Railway have announced essential track replacement and level crossing work between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare.
Network Rail are investing over £1 million to replace ageing track on the line between Dalmuir and Yoker in Glasgow.
Network Rail are going to renew track and ballast inside the 170-year-old Dinmore Tunnel to boost reliability.
Network Rail have completed reliability upgrades at New Cross Junction, a location which controls the movement of trains in and out of London Bridge station.
Luleå University of Technology professors Diego Galar and Uday Kumar explore the concept of the metaverse for railway asset management activities, including how the interaction between digital twins of rolling stock and infrastructure in the metaverse can improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of railway transportation.
Joao Rocha, Head of Asset Management and Maintenance at the East West Rail Company, explains that by scoping and testing asset management requirements at a much earlier stage in the delivery of an infrastructure project, the most appropriate assets can be selected and designed to ultimately deliver the best value…
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Let’s discover how a seamlessly integrated rail industry will drive the future of mobility. In this webinar, we will delve into the digitisation initiatives shaping the rail industry. Join us to gain insights from Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the Dutch national operator, driving these advancements within its ecosystem. Additionally we will…
David Simpson, ScotRail’s Service Delivery Director, details the key operational challenges that came with the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and explains how ScotRail is navigating the road to recovery.
Billy Gilpin, Director, Railway Undertaking at Irish Rail, details the work Ireland’s operator is doing to develop and implement strategies that deliver higher performance, including operational delivery, service planning, fleet maintenance and support, and how best to deal with complex operational issues.
HS2 have finished a huge construction operation to build and move a 2,600 tonne bridge under the South Staffordshire railway near Lichfield.