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The first hydrogen-powered train in the world, Alstom’s Coradia iLint passenger train is making its debut in Östersund, Sweden, with aims to reduce CO2 emissions and help decarbonise rail transport.
In this article for Global Railway Review, colleagues from the European Rail Freight Corridor ScanMed and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) explain that the Rail Freight Corridors want to strengthen their cooperation with the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking in implementing innovative railway projects in order to be able to meet tomorrow’s…
Helena Rådbo, Senior Advisor for Railway Safety at Trafikverket, discusses the new campaign that the agency is planning for ILCAD 2021 and how it is working to improve safety at level crossings on the country’s rail network.
The key to achieving growth in rail freight safety, efficiency and sustainability, lies in the continued digitalisation of the rail system. This In-Depth Focus explores the different approaches of various stakeholders in driving forward a total revolution in rail freight operations.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
By introducing DAC on its wagons, Green Cargo will improve capacity, punctuality, the working environment, efficiency and profitability.
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.
The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a consultancy contract for new high-speed rail lines planned between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
The ERTMS timetable was extended following discussions within the industry that highlighted the need for environmental investments.
This order marks the entry of Efacec’s Transportation business unit in Sweden and is a result of other relevant recent successes in Scandinavia.
ERTMS Level 2 can optimise higher-speed operation and supports network interoperability, while reducing maintenance costs.
Global Railway Review speaks to Johan Sundin, Head of Strategic Production Support for The East Link Project at Trafikverket, to find out his views on competition within the rail sector, new digitalisation initiatives and what he believes are some of the biggest challenges facing the rail sector...
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Scandinavia’s rail network is already one of the world’s most advanced, and one that continues to benefit from investment and support. This regional debate involving some key industry leaders explores the driving forces behind the region’s rail success and provides a platform for discussion on the future of rail in…
During the autumn, rail traffic can suffer from disturbances due to slippery tracks, so the Swedish Transport Administration is putting in plans to limit this damage.