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Chris Nuttall, Managing Consultant at Atkins, explores how rail travel in Britain can be transformed by reducing journey times, significantly improving frequencies and relieving overcrowding.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
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.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Nokia have completed a proof of concept trial to help define radio frequency for the new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standard.
The project will commence from 2021 until 2029 and is the largest vehicle modernisation in the history of long-distance transport at SBB.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Axon Vibe have signed a five-year agreement for the development of a personalised mobility app.
New partnership will allow Trainline customers to travel on all Swiss rail carriers, including cross-border to neighbouring countries.
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SBB's new fleet of Giruno inner-city EMUs will accommodate 405 passengers and eventually run along the Gotthard corridor, expanding to Milan in 2020.
This clears the way for the new Gotthard train to travel with passengers on the Swiss rail network for the first time.
The approval of operation means SBB can move forward with its timetable change; offering more reliable and enjoyable train services.
At InnoTrans 2018, SBB will be presenting its developments in rail traffic control and train monitoring systems as well as other innovations: From award-winning solutions for rail operations and automated train operations right through to a cutting-edge door-to-door mobility concept.