The use of digital twins has become one of the most talked about technologies in rail, with the industry attracted to its ability to leverage innovation to improve and enhance asset reliability and performance. As the technology continues to quickly evolve, this In-Depth Focus explores what we understand about digital…
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In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
A report on the tests of Alstom's Coradia iLint trains has found that the hydrogen train is a fully viable alternative to diesel equipment.
Chloé Lima-Vanzeler (SNCF Voyageurs), Sébastien Dislaire (SNCF Réseau) and Thomas Sutter (SBB Infrastructure) explain how railway undertakings and infrastructure managers have established a coalition for train energy savings and rail traffic efficiency.
Starting in 2021, Alstom and ProRail will test Automatic Train Operations (ATO) using a Lineas shunting locomotive.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
Anne Zwiers was appointed as Director of Level Crossings at ProRail in the summer of 2019; a new position aimed at infusing speed and focus into ProRail’s level crossing policy and working method. In an interview for Global Railway Review , Anne reveals the measures ProRail are taking to reduce the…
In an exclusive interview with Global Railway Review, Astrid Bunt, Head of Stations at ProRail, explains how much of a role train stations play in contributing to the overall passenger experience.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
Following 10 days of testing, Alstom has announced the successful completion of Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell train tests in the Netherlands.
The test marks the first time passengers have been on-board an ATO train in the Netherlands, which can accelerate and brake automatically.
Hit Rail first installed the Common Interface for ProRail in October 2019, and has now been awarded with a 10-year contract to host and operate the SaaS.
Global Railway Review spoke to Thymo van den Brug at ProRail to discover how he creates digital solutions to the company's problems and how ProRail is taking the first steps to creating a better world.