Sheffield-based Zonegreen is celebrating the achievements of its technical director, who has been driving up safety standards within the rail industry for the last two decades
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In a bid to protect a vital rail link serving the south western corridor of England from rising sea levels, Network Rail is increasing the size of the sea wall by 2.5 metres.
Detective Eric Gunderson of the Washington State Patrol led the accident reconstruction phase of the Amtrak passenger train derailment near DuPont, Washington, United States in 2017. In this interview he explains how using laser scanners and drones played a huge part in the accident investigation process.
Including both passenger and freight projects, the U.S. DOT plans to invest in projects that increase rail transportation safety, efficiency, and reliability.
Focusing on mountainous routes of Upper Austria, ÖBB has invested €4.3 million in the protection of railway lines from rock fall and avalanches.
Hitachi Rail’s fleet of AT200 electric commuter trains for Abellio ScotRail have been equipped with fire protection panels from Promat UK to help deliver a safe and comfortable on-board environment.
The digital transformation of railways is bringing substantial benefits in safety, operational efficiency and reliability, as well as an improved passenger experience. But these advances also inevitably expose the railways to cyber-threats, writes Karsten Oberle, Head of the Global Railway Practice at Nokia.
Raised through its first seed-funding round, the investment will help Cervello continue to develop groundbreaking cyber-security solutions so railway operators can be better protect themselves against cyber-threats.
As patronage on public transport continues to grow, so too do incidents of anti-social behaviour and violence towards transport staff but now Australian public transport operators are taking a stand.
First KISS trains for MÁV has been ceremonially rolled out and will begin the necessary tests required for commercial operation.
Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its Annual Report on Health and Safety which stresses that despite Britain’s railway remaining one of the safest in Europe for passengers, the rate of improvement has shown signs of slowing.