When harsh winter weather threatens major disruption to rail services, infrastructure managers and train operating companies must pull together to keep rail networks moving safely. The authors in this In-Depth Focus share the benefits of robust planning strategies and the importance of being prepared to deal with the challenges that…
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In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
The funding will accelerate feasibility work for digital signalling on vital sections of the West Coast Main Line, Midland Main Line and East Anglia route.
Richard Jones, Senior Technical & Innovation Manager at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), provides an insight into the Degraded Mode Working System (DMWS) which, in the event of a signalling problem, can give an instruction to a train driver that it is safe to proceed beyond the failure locality to…
Ahead of the Railway Industry Association’s (RIA) next Unlocking Innovation webinar series – focusing on Routes to Zero Carbon Rail – RIA’s Public Affairs & PR Director, Max Sugarman, speaks to Network Rail’s Project Manager and Coordinator for IN2STEMPO, Aneta Tumilowicz, about the opportunities and benefits from the IN2STEMPO smart…
Network Rail has published its ambitious Environmental Sustainability Strategy which forms a key part of its ambition for Britain's railways to be the cleanest, greenest form of mass transport.
This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
9 July 2020 | By Global Railway Review
This webinar will explore the plans, priorities and initiatives facing the rail sector as it continues to further improve its environmental impact and reach net zero targets.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) – the leadership body for the UK rail supply chain – has shared the findings of its independent research into the impact of COVID-19 on businesses supplying the rail industry.
Neil Walker, Exports Director at the Railway Industry Association, looks ahead to InnoTrans 2020 and what UK companies can expect at the world’s biggest rail trade fair.
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.
David Clarke, Technical Director at the Railway Industry Association (RIA) explains that building new infrastructure, along with several other measures, can help rail networks prepare for the effects of climate change.
The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that HS2 will go ahead, with construction for Phase 1 from London to the West Midlands set to begin in April 2020.