As part of Global Railway Review's 25th anniversary, Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE, reflects on industry developments and discusses the trends that will drive rail's future growth.
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As part of Global Railway Review’s 25th anniversary, Libor Lochman, Executive Director at the CER, reflects on industry developments and the huge potential of digital technologies in rail's future.
As part of Global Railway Review's 25th anniversary, Simon Fletcher, Coordinator Europe and Chief Standardisation Officer at the UIC, reflects on rail developments and looks ahead to how rail must play a vital role as we enter a new generation of public transport.
Marcel Ujfaluši, Head of Business Development and Marketing at GHH-BONATRANS, explains how wheelset innovation can make freight transportation safer, more reliable, less noisy and more economic.
Using metro systems as an example, Johannes Wundersamer, Head of Rail Performance Services at voestalpine Railway Systems, provides an overview of their customised Rail Performance Monitoring service, a tool to investigate the operating characteristics of rails and to assist rail maintenance organisations in changing re-active systems into pro-active ones.
Pia Lagerlöf, General secretary for SWEDTRAIN and Per Olofsson, Thought Leader and Training Officer at Bombardier Transportation, explore how the Swedish rail industry is actively exploring how rail control systems can evolve to enable increased capacity and efficiency.
The MOMIT project aims at developing and demonstrating a new use of remote sensing technologies for railway infrastructure monitoring. Here, Valeria Donzelli, Project Coordinator, explains how the solutions to come from the project will support the maintenance and prevention processes within the infrastructure management lifecycle.
Launched as European Railway Review 25 years ago, the print publication’s intention was to produce content written by the rail industry for the rail industry, showcasing in-depth articles covering diverse topics that impact the rail sector. These are still Global Railway Review’s intentions today, and what we pride ourselves on…
The development of SŽ-Potniški promet, the passenger division of Slovenian Railways, is based primarily on the modernisation of rolling stock and on further technological development. A strategic direction has been set on upgrading the ticketing system and the existing mobility services as well as on providing comprehensive mobility solutions based…
CAF MiiRA has been carrying out research that investigates the optimisation of low stress wheels for rail freight traffic, and the result is an innovative treadbraked wheel that will bring competition to future market needs.
There is now a greater need than ever to utilise innovative solutions to help improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets – vital rolling stock components. This In-Depth Focus investigates the latest techniques available to the industry.