Focusing on mountainous routes of Upper Austria, ÖBB has invested €4.3 million in the protection of railway lines from rock fall and avalanches.
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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.
Network Rail responds to ORR's improvement notices by pulling together multiple programmes to improve track-worker safety and accelerate its current 'Near Miss Reduction Programme'.
For the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Sylvia Newell, President of the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) explains how being the minority within the rail sector fuels the fire within her to succeed in a male dominated industry.
For the latest instalment in Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Heathrow Express Fleet Engineering Manager, Aoife Considine, discusses her passion for rail safety and how trends in digitalisation keeps her excited about rail’s future.
U.S. railroad operator, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has been acquired by consortium of vendors which is expected to cost in excess of $84 billion and close by early 2020.