The Washington, D.C. region consistently ranks towards the top of the list of US cities with the highest levels of traffic congestion. One way the region and the Commonwealth of Virginia are helping to reduce the peak period congestion is with a robust commuter rail system – the Virginia Railway…
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Veysi Kurt, Director General of TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş., discusses how Turkey’s railway transport infrastructure has evolved over recent years and how the operator is now focusing on enhancing a number of services to achieve high quality passenger satisfaction.
In an interview for Global Railway Review, Dr Bashar Al Malik, CEO of the Saudi Railway Company (SAR), explains how the operator has embarked on an ambitious network development programme that will transform the country’s public transport and be a key enabler of economic diversification.
Colleagues Gurmeet Kaur (Partner) and Rita Allan (Senior Associate) from global multinational law firm Eversheds Sutherland analyse the progress of the Gulf Railway Project and the key legislation supporting its development.
Whether it’s the safety of passengers, rail employees and track workers, or making sure freight is safely transported by tracks, rail safety is paramount. This In-Depth Focus explores South Africa’s approach to rail safety and covers the DYNAFREIGHT project which assesses the challenges in safely operating long freight trains in…
The Railway Institute at Wrocław University of Science and Technology has convincingly demonstrated the value of the cost-effective type SLS1308G under sleeper pads used on the Kraków Airport rail link in Poland. Here, Ewelina Kwiatkowska, Adjunct Professor at Wrocław University of Technology, together with Getzner Werkstoff colleagues Harald Loy (Head…
The way data is collected and analysed across a number of industries has changed substantially over recent years. Although more sophisticated tools are available than ever before, and the rail industry is benefitting from this 'information explosion', greater regulatory knowledge and a more systematic approach to data utilisation is needed.