This issue includes articles about Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet, establishing a new safety culture for European railways, how HS2 and NPR will be key to upskilling UK plc, the latest infrastructure modernisation projects in Croatia, In-Depth Focus sections on Noise & Vibrations and Rail Traffic Management Systems, plus experts…
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Railways are often controlled by governmental or independent safety and economic regulators, responsible for ensuring that railway operators and infrastructure managers comply with certain laws and standards. Regulatory aspects include funding requirements, access to railway networks and controlling the licenses of the operators of railway assets. Regulators also enforce consumer/passenger protection law in relation to the railway.
What are the emerging and evolving topics around railway regulation, legislation and standards?
Amtrak is claiming improved safety and enhanced passenger experience are the drivers for its record number of customers.
Mark Wild, Chief Executive of Crossrail Ltd has said the Elizabeth line will now not be fully open before 2021, explaining that further time is needed to complete software development for the signalling and train systems and the safety approvals process.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have announced the availability of $24 million in grant funding to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail service for the country.
A report has revealed that Britain’s rail industry is committed to delivering over 1,000 extra services a week for passengers and the introduction of 1,000 new carriages during 2020.
Highlighting 54 innovative products and methods that Shift2Rail has worked on together with its members and stakeholders, the Catalogue of Solutions signifies a milestone towards delivering “transformed rail systems”.
An international business consortium led by Koolen Industries has made a multi-million-Euro investment in Hardt Hyperloop to build a hyperloop test facility to prove the technology can reach speeds of more than 700km/h.
Famously, Frank Sinatra did it his way, but when Yael Mor joined Israel Railways, she learned that if she wanted to build and incorporate an effective cyber ‘attitude’ for the organisation, she would have to do it the ‘rail’ way. Here she discusses three major cyber-security challenges that she has…
For Global Railway Review’s first-ever podcast, our Editor, Craig Waters, spoke to Michael Robson, international rail consultant, about the importance of improving network performance and capacity, investments in technology and how digital solutions are impacting rail operations.
The British Safety Council (BSC) has awarded Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Track team a Globe of Honour for sustainability.
Jo Fautley of Build UK states the Common Assessment Standard has been developed “by industry, for industry, based on standards that clients, contractors and the supply chain have all agreed on.”