SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital.
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Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has been adopted in the rail sector and its use has grown over recent years. Read on to find out how AM is being developed for use in Austrian, Swedish and Italian rail companies, and what benefits this technology can bring.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has welcomed ÖBB’s CEO, Andreas Matthä, as Acting Chair of its Management Committee.
With SJ aiming to be the number one digital company in Sweden, we spoke to Claes Lindholtz, Head of Digital Transformation at SJ about what digital initiatives the operator is conducting to reach this goal and how it encourages its staff and passengers to aid it on its digital journey.
With big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming more widely used across the rail sector, collecting data is relatively easily, but there is an understanding that more can be done with the data to positively impact operations and business processes. This debate brings together experts to share their experiences…
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channel Development at SJ AB, discusses her work on digitalisation and how modernising the way rail companies approach customer experience will increase passenger numbers and satisfaction.
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…
Ahead of Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution event at the UIC headquarters in Paris on 21 November 2018, we asked Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Sales Channels at SJ AB what she’s most looking forward to about this year’s event.
Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channel Development at SJ AB, goes into detail about the operator's busy spring whereby the company unveiled many digital initiatives from mobile payments, microchip implant ticketing and helpful new features via the operator’s app...
6 September 2016 | By Crister Fritzson, Chief Executive Officer and President of SJ AB
In order to meet the customers’ desires of tomorrow, the Swedish train operator SJ recently launched several digital solutions such as a new mobile service and web site. The company has also presented an upgrade process of Sweden’s most celebrated high-speed train, SJ X 2000. In this article Crister Fritzson,…
18 September 2014 | By Jan-Evert Rådhström – Vice Chair of the Committee of Transport and Communications of the Swedish Parliament
The Swedish railway system is undergoing a period of reform and modernisation. The first step of this extensive overhaul can be traced back to 1988, when the national railway authority – SJ – was split into two separate units; one responsible for the administration of the country’s rail infrastructure (then…