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Issue 6 2018

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Reducing the pass-by noise of existing freight wagons

6 March 2019 | By

Reducing noise generated by older, noisy freight wagons is one of the major challenges faced by the railway sector in Europe. As a result of popular protests, the subject has been high on the political agenda in several countries. Even though the technical solution to the problem is relatively simple,…

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Smart Rail: A long-term route map for the Australian rail industry

10 December 2018 | By

In an interview with Global Railway Review, Danny Broad, CEO of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), discusses how the Smart Rail Route Map initiative will translate ideas and data into a meaningful direction for how the Australian rail industry can utilise technology in the coming decades.

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Moving forward with an open exchange of ideas

6 December 2018 | By

Libor Lochman, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), writes that 2018 saw mixed results for transport legislation, but there’s great hope for 2019.

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Digital Signalling & Train Control In-Depth Focus 2018

4 December 2018 | By

Conventional rail signalling can no longer deliver the capacity required to match growing passenger and freight numbers. Digital signalling and train control must be deployed to help maximise capacity and increase reliability and safety. However, the move from traditional to digital systems is not easy. Read on to find out…

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Noise & Vibrations In-Depth Focus 2018

4 December 2018 | By

As a result of climate change and strong political agendas, a shift from road to rail traffic is expected. But this could lead to increased rail noise and vibration if action is not taken to research, understand and implement new tools that will improve the acoustic performance of train design.…

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Issue 6 2018 – Digital version

4 December 2018 | By

In this issue: Australia’s long-term strategy to utilise technology to drive rail industry growth, a partnership approach to deliver digital signalling on the UK’s ECML, and a four-pillar concept to optimise service life, efficiency and reliability of tracks.