Northern has won a national customer experience award for its unique approach to improving accessibility on trains and at stations.
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A multi-million-pound programme will turn Bristol Temple Meads into the UK’s first ‘Station Innovation Zone’, trialling new technologies designed to upgrade passengers’ experience.
HS2 has opened applications for tech start-ups and SMEs to join the Innovation Accelerator programme in order to help smooth the delivery of design changes.
Rail operator Northern are to launch state-of-the-art virtual reality simulation, developed to support and improve passengers with reduced mobility travel access and experiences.
The programme forms part of Network Rail’s Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) programme, which is looking to develop agile processes for innovation.
Network Rail and Connected Places Catapult will join forces to focus on bringing more innovation into the supply chain and accelerating new technologies to market to improve the rail network.