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In-Depth Focus: Electrification & Cabling

16 February 2021 | By

Cable and electrification systems are vital components of railway networks that need maintaining and safeguarding in order to ensure that passenger and freight trains can operate efficiently. This In-Depth Focus covers developments in electrification projects, exploring: How medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway electrification systems; the importance…

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The opportunities ahead to grow and develop U.S. rail freight

15 February 2021 | By

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), outlines the significant role that rail freight played during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how, in the years to come, this role will only continue to grow and develop in order to support a prosperous future for railroads, their customers and…

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In-Depth Focus: Fire Safety

15 February 2021 | By

Rail infrastructure managers and train operators face continuing pressure to ensure that their networks and services offer robust protection against fire incidents. This In-Depth Focus brings together industry experts to highlight how best to understand the risks of fire to rail assets and how best to control situations to protect…

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How climate change legislation is affecting transport infrastructure

12 February 2021 | By

As the world grows warmer, environmental legislation grows with it. For contracting authorities, each item of legislation adds a new layer of legal responsibilities – and failing to fully comply with them can have serious consequences. Beth Fryer, Legal Counsel Advisor for Atkins’ UK Transportation business, explains how to get…

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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2021

12 February 2021 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.