Moderated by Carlo Borghini, Executive Director, Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, participants of this Roundtable explore how DAC will increase the capacity and quality of freight traffic as well as of rail infrastructure and its role in meeting rail’s sustainability targets, plus they look at the main policy and legal challenges…
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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!
Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ÖBB BCC GmbH and Peter Blauensteiner, Programme Manager of Strategic Capacity Management at ÖBB Personenverkehr AG, write how a predictive, rather than a reactive, approach to delay management could transform rail timetables.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!
ÖBB has placed a major order of 20 additional next generation, seven-car night trains from Siemens Mobility, securing its position as market leader in Europe’s night train sector.
Following seven rounds of negotiations, CER and ETF have reached a provisional agreement for the promotion of the employment of women in the European rail sector.
As part of the European Year of Rail, the special 'Connecting Europe Express' train will cross the continent and demonstrate in real time the power of rail to connect people and businesses.
Leonore Gewessler, Austria’s Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, highlights the importance of rail in driving Austria’s commitment to becoming climate-neutral.
On the path to climate neutrality, Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) have set a goal of integrating environmental impacts caused by products and services into its procurement process. Matthias Landgraf, Senior Scientist at TU Graz, and Sven Schirmer, ÖBB’s Corporate Procurement Coordinator for Rolling Stock, explain more.
Alstom's Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen fuel cell train, has completed three months of test operations on Austrian regional lines.
KfW IPEX-Bank will provide the €80 million finance for ÖBB's EMU project, which is also being financed in part by the European Investment Bank.
The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
Mazzola will follow Libor Lochman into the role, following an unanimous vote at the CER General Assembly on 21 September.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.