Global Railway Review is delighted to welcome three new members to its growing Editorial Advisory Board – Maggie Simpson, Director General of the Rail Freight Group (RFG); Maria Price, Expert – Technical Interoperability Department at the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF); and Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of…
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Dr. Marc Antoni is due to step down as Director of the Rail System Department and as such the UIC has announced the name of his successor.
At the UIC's General Assembly held on 25 June 2019 in Budapest, François Davenne was officially announced as the association's new Director General, with his appointment taking effect on 1 July 2019 for a four-year mandate.
As part of Global Railway Review's 25th anniversary, Simon Fletcher, Coordinator Europe and Chief Standardisation Officer at the UIC, reflects on rail developments and looks ahead to how rail must play a vital role as we enter a new generation of public transport.
Collisions at level crossings between trains and road vehicles is a global issue and industry safety statistics are showing that more needs to be done to reduce risk. Cooperation is important; the railway industry, human behaviour specialists and road infrastructure/safety authorities must work together to raise awareness of the dangers…
The objective of the UIC Latin America Regional Assembly can be summarised as the “creation of a professional environment that maximises the potential in available competencies, guaranteeing value for money for our members”.
As modern rail distribution systems are itinerary-driven, providing data to MERITS will enhance the opportunity to sell tickets.
The UIC has participated in the IEA ‘Future of Rail’ report in New Delhi, which includes a central focus on India, where rail is the dominant mode of transport.
On the 25 October 2018, two driver advisory systems (DAS) were successfully tested on Thalys trains operating between Paris and Amsterdam. Now, the team behind project SFERA prepares to analyse the findings as the project nears completion.
The ‘open’ nature of stations and trains continually make them targets for terrorist attacks. But with project SHERPA, coordinated by the UIC, key players in the railway sector are coming together and focus on various actions that will help railways cope better with present and future threats.
From the variety of topics discussed and the different experiences shared at Digital Rail Revolution 2018, the opportunities that digitalisation continues to bring to the railway industry are exciting. Global Railway Review Editor, Craig Waters, looks at the key topics that had speakers and delegates deliberating at the UIC’s headquarters…
The number of rail accidents, the severity of collisions, and fatalities and injuries within Europe are recorded and analysed in the UIC’s safety report.