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Railways face continued growth in passenger ridership numbers and increased demand for rail freight operations. To cope, rail systems must adapt to their changing environment and provide networks that are both safe and secure.

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In-Depth Focus: Smart Track Maintenance

23 October 2020 | By

Smart sensors on tracks can be used to remotely check the health of infrastructure and a variety of digital solutions can help maintenance teams carry out vital tasks more efficiently leading to reduced service downtime and extended rail infrastructure lifetime. This In-Depth Focus explores how effective predictive and preventive maintenance…

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In-Depth Focus: Cyber-Security

22 October 2020 | By

As the digitalisation of the railway progresses, this In-Depth Focus explores how the rail industry must adapt to continue to deliver safe, reliable and efficient services as the sector faces ever evolving cyber-threats.

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Global Railway Review Issue 5 2020

22 October 2020 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…

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Adapting Infrabel’s artificial intelligence solutions for the COVID-19 pandemic

5 October 2020 | By , ,

In an exclusive interview, Terry Wykle and Dimitri Van Hecke, IT specialists at Infrabel, speak with Leah Hockley, Global Railway Review’s Junior Editor, to discuss how Infrabel’s existing artificial intelligence solutions were utilised and adapted during the COVID-19 crisis to protect the health safety of its workforce.

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Improving rail crossing safety with artificial intelligence

25 September 2020 | By

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.