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Issue #5 2018

Issue #5 of Global Railway Review will be going to press on 29 August and here’s a preview of topics and authors to be featured:

  • Leaders’ Series
    Ben Mobius, Managing Director, VDB (the German Railway Industry Association

  • In-Depth Focus: Infrastructure Maintenance
    – Optimising electrification for maintenance
    By Rob Daffern, Director & Principal Engineer, Furrer+Frey
    – How the Italian rail infrastructure manager ensures its tracks are maintained for safe and efficient operation
    By Umberto Lebruto, Head of Production, RFI
    – Track maintenance inspection and analyses techniques, including drone technology
    By Rob Buitendijk, Manager Asset Information, ProRail

  • In-Depth Focus: Optimising Reliability
    – Digital Wagon: Technology trends for the rail freight sector 
    By Unai Alvarado and Mr Jaizki Mendizabal, Railway and ICT Heads, Ceit-IK4
    – Project iTrace – working together to improve efficiency and lower costs
    By Danny Broad, CEO, Australasian Railway Association (ARA)
    – Electrifying Denmark’s railway network and getting ready for new electric trains by 2023
    By Klaus Bergmann, Electrification Programme Project Director, Banedanmark
    – IP’s railway track maintenance strategy
    By Andreia Grossinho, Asset Manager, Infraestruturas de Portugal

  • In-Depth Focus: The Future of Rail
    – The future of rail in Hong Kong – what might need to change to keep passengers satisfied on an already incredibly efficient rail service
    By Jeremy Long, CEO, MTR Corporation
    – Renfe and the next decade ahead
    – Virgin Hyperloop One’s vision for the future of rail transport
    By Josh Giegel, CTO, Virgin Hyperloop One
    – Unife’s vision for mobility of the future and how rail and its entire supply chain will contribute to development
    By Philippe Citroen, Director General, Unife

  • In Focus – Brightline
    Florida’s new passenger service

  • Infrastructure
    The new voestalpine Railway Systems’ – performance up – costs down

  • Infrastructure 
    Elastic solutions for heavy haul railway lines in China

  • The Passenger
    Using an ‘innovation framework’ to translate the insights of customer experience in to real train design to improve passenger experiences

  • Safety
    Infrabel’s level crossing crash test – a world first

  • Regulations & Legislations
    The Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) – current work to establish railway contract law for international traffic

  • Event Previews
    – InnoTrans 2018
    – Digital Rail Revolution 2018
    – AusRail 2018

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