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Issue 4 2020

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A bright future for U.S. rail freight

11 November 2020 | By

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), writes that there is an optimistic future for rail freight demand in the U.S., but investment in technology, streamlining operations and modernising services will be crucial for long-term success.

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High-speed rail in Turkey: Vision 2023

6 November 2020 | By

Despite underinvestment in Turkey’s rail development in the past, Kamuran Yazıcı, Director General and Chairman of the Board of TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş, explains that there is now a focus on transforming high-speed rail in the country, with the goal of constructing an additional 5,500km of high-speed and rapid rail lines…

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The perpetual growth of high-speed rail development

3 November 2020 | By

With currently 11,693km of high-speed lines under construction around the world, Marc Guigon, Passenger Director at the International Union of Railways (UIC), takes a look at the progress made so far across the sector and what opportunities lie ahead for high-speed rail in the future.

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Expert View: Re-imagining rail in the North, by Tim Danvers

3 September 2020 | By

Despite COVID-19 hugely impacting the rail sector, Tim Danvers, Business Development Manager at Atkins, writes that transforming rail in the North of England is now more important than ever, and sight must not be lost on delivering projects such as HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail which are crucial for securing…

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In-Depth Focus: High-Speed Rail Development

31 August 2020 | By

Did you know that there is currently 11,693km of high-speed lines under construction around the world? This In-Depth Focus explores this progress and includes how Turkey is planning to transform its high-speed network, as well as how high-speed rail really must be pushed forward in North America.

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In-Depth Focus – Rail: Thinking Long-Term

28 August 2020 | By

This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…