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Issue 1 2019


Insulated rail joints: Improving performance at high maintenance track sections

27 February 2019 | By , ,

Signalling systems are part of every modern rail network. These systems create a safe and efficient operation by employing the rail as an electrical conduit for train location. To accomplish this, insulated rail joints (IRJs) are used to create blocks or independent sections of track by electrical isolation. Shortened IRJ…

Experiencing first-hand high-capacity, precision and reliability at Plasser & Theurer

22 February 2019 | By ,

Efficiency and quality with a competitive edge can only be achieved if man and machine complement each other perfectly. Global Railway Review’s Commercial Director, Sam Pirani, and Junior Editor, Tara Nolan, witnessed this first-hand with an exclusive tour around Plasser & Theurer’s production site in Linz, which Tara details below...

Passenger Connectivity In-Depth Focus 2019

21 February 2019 | By

There is a window of opportunity for passenger rail services to harness innovations, to ensure travelling by train remains appealing. In this technological age, this means improving mobile repeaters and Wi-Fi solutions onboard trains is a must: passengers are determined to take their digital lives with them when they travel.…

Artificial Intelligence In-Depth Focus 2019

21 February 2019 | By

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) within the rail sector is critical to making the rail experience more intuitive, and to eliminate many of the disruptions passengers currently have to face. However, industry stakeholders need to adapt further to be able to access the full potential of AI…

Global Railway Review Issue 1 2019

15 February 2019 | By

In this issue we explore Etihad Rail’s ambition to improve rail freight transport across the UAE, the Rail Freight Forward coalition’s aims to increase rail freight modal share and SNCF’s vision of future rolling stock that are connected, driverless and emission-free.