For our 'Improving Rail's Environmental Impact' series, Andrew Kluth, Lead Carbon Specialist of Sustainable Development at RSSB, explains the scope of the ongoing research and development necessary to address Great Britain’s rail challenges of decarbonisation and removing diesel-only trains from the railway.
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The Risk Reduction Program will require the largest freight railroads in the U.S. to develop and implement a safety plan that is FRA approved.
Andrzej Adamczyk, Poland’s Minister of Infrastructure, writes that the country’s much‑needed railway investment programme is helping to deliver a modernised rail network that benefits both passengers and rail freight.
In order to ensure the growth of the rail freight industry, ERFA has stressed the need for regulation revisions and a more ambitious approach from the EC.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
UWC, the largest producer of freight cars in Russia, will build the additional flat cars at their Tikhvin production site.
Prepare for a freeze-free winter with the GURU® for water cooled locomotives and the GURU PC® for passenger trains potable water-bearing systems.
The hopper cars have the potential to increase Russia's rail network’s carrying capacity and reduce the price of transporting freight.
A Smart Data Logging system implies on-board intelligent devices to collect and process field data connected with a Cloud infrastructure to integrate data with IT applications.
Following the acquisition of Rail Time Polska Sp. z.o.o. in 2019, ÖBB Rail Cargo Group's Carrier network has now expanded into 12 European countries.
As we welcome a new decade, Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy at FTA, looks at the global picture and prospects for rail freight; exploring what the UK can learn from the successes of other nations and what the future holds for this valuable sector.
Upon delivery of the 25 new cars by the end of the first quarter of 2020, Arkhbum's fleet will rise to 305 UWC-produced units.
Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that there are several factors the rail industry must focus on during 2020 to prove the value of rail transport and its potential to support a sustainable, interoperable, digital and integrated mobility system.
As a result of the implementation of a major project, Russian Railways has doubled its freight transportation compared to the base year of 2012.