Harsco Rail’s 32-Tool High Production Tamper (‘T32’) brings together rugged construction and state-of-the-art technology in one high-performance machine – leveraging Harsco Rail's multi-generational product, technology and service experience to consistently deliver exceptional performance.
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Established in 1945, MATISA Materiel Industriel SA is well known in the industry as the pioneer of track machinery. As the company approaches its 75th anniversary, Roger Grossniklaus, Sales and Marketing Director, looks at how their latest machinery is benefiting the South American marketplace.
Following a surge of investment to carry out rail-related projects in Slovenia, Matjaž Kranjc, Director of the country’s rail infrastructure manager, SŽ-Infrastruktura, gives an overview of several important current and future projects that will modernise the Slovenian rail network and ensure it can facilitate growth volumes and keep rail competitive…
Thanks to advances in digital solutions and innovative technology, our railways are delivering better operational efficiency, reliability and enhanced passenger experience. However, with these advances comes the risk of cyber-threat. How is the industry reacting to challenges around cyber-security?
Rail transportation currently faces many challenges. High on the sector’s agenda is reducing rail’s impact on the environment and ensuring trains run more energy-efficiently. Among the several strategies available for reducing rail energy consumption, optimising train operation emerges as a one of the most interesting approaches. Colleagues Pablo Ciáurriz and…
Clair Mowbray, Chief Executive of the UK’s National College for High Speed Rail, explains that as high-speed rail is vital to the UK’s development, it’s essential that the industry is nurturing the right skills for its delivery.
Although successful high-speed rail services bring a multitude of benefits, various challenges still exist in establishing new networks. However, many believe an optimistic future for high-speed is ahead. This In-Depth Focus explores the success of Italy’s open-access operator, how Australia is delivering its Faster Rail initiative, and a status update…