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In-Depth Focus: Electrification & Cabling

16 February 2021 | By

Cable and electrification systems are vital components of railway networks that need maintaining and safeguarding in order to ensure that passenger and freight trains can operate efficiently. This In-Depth Focus covers developments in electrification projects, exploring: How medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway electrification systems; the importance…

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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2021

12 February 2021 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.

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Protecting railway cyber-security today, tomorrow and for the future

8 January 2021 | By

Richard Thomas is a UKRRIN Industrial Fellow in Data Integration and Cyber-Security at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). In this article for Global Railway Review, Richard explains the intricacies of protecting and maintaining railway assets, while constantly evolving to meet the cyber-security needs of future technology.

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In-Depth Focus: Cyber-Security

22 October 2020 | By

As the digitalisation of the railway progresses, this In-Depth Focus explores how the rail industry must adapt to continue to deliver safe, reliable and efficient services as the sector faces ever evolving cyber-threats.

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Global Railway Review Issue 5 2020

22 October 2020 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…