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International Union of Railways (UIC)

 

The International Union of Railways (UIC) is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport. The UIC’s mission is to promote rail transport globally with the objective of responding effectively to current and future challenges relating to mobility and sustainable development.

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In-Depth Focus: Track Technologies

6 April 2022 | By

The authors in this In-Depth Focus explore a variety of topics, including: the IN2ZONE research project which aims to design and test a prototype next generation transition zone solution; the Harmotrack Project which is investigating acceleration measurements to monitor track quality; and the LOWNOISEPAD project which seeks to find an…

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Global Railway Review Issue 2 2022

4 April 2022 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: the traction power supply of the Wendlingen–Ulm high-speed rail line; what passengers in the UK want from their journeys; Roundtable on Digital Automatic Coupling; Track Technologies and Alternative Fuels In-Depth Focuses; and much more!

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What does biodiversity have to do with the railways?

1 December 2021 | By ,

While most people working in rail do not consider wildlife to be a traditional area of expertise, that perception is changing. There is an increasing understanding of the rapid loss of global biodiversity and increasing understanding of responsibility, obligation and opportunity for railways to help halt the loss. Colleagues Pınar Yılmazer and…