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Infrabel’s commitment to a smarter railway

4 June 2018 | By

Infrabel, the Belgian rail infrastructure manager, is working hard on smarter maintenance and digitalising its rail infrastructure to ensure rail traffic in Belgium becomes even safer and of higher quality. For Global Railway Review, Luc Vansteenkiste, Director-General Asset Management, overviews the challenges and benefits of this gigantic transformation.

Proactive and real-time weather action plan keeps Belgian trains running in winter

30 November 2016 | By ,

Infrabel – the Belgian railway infrastructure manager – takes both preventive measures and carries out real-time intervention to prepare the Belgian railway network and to keep it running smoothly through the autumn and winter. In this article for European Railway Review, Luc Vansteenkiste, Director of Asset Management, and Ann Billiau,…

Proactive and real-time weather action plan keeps Belgian trains running

2 November 2016 | By Luc Vansteenkiste, Director of Asset Management, and Ann Billiau, Director of Traffic Management and Services, Infrabel

In the forthcoming issue of Global Railway Review – Issue 6, 2016 – we have the pleasure of publishing an article from Infrabel. Luc Vansteenkiste, Director of Asset Management, and Ann Billiau, Director of Traffic Management and Services, will divulge the myriad ways they work to ensure the smooth running…

Infrabel’s recent ETCS milestones

2 July 2016 | By

Over the past six months, Belgian railway infrastructure manager Infrabel has achieved two ETCS-related milestones – commissioning the longest ETCS railway line on the conventional rail network in Europe and jointly hosting the 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference. In an interview with European Railway Review, Infrabel CEO Luc Lallemand takes…

Railway safety, it’s my priority…

25 May 2016 | By François Bellot, Federal Minister for Mobility and Transport, Belgium

Belgium, situated at the heart of the European Union, possessing a very developed economic sector of logistics, is abundantly conscious of the challenges – present and future – of the transport sector. We are often pointed at as Belgium still resides in the top ranks of most congested roads in…

Two new tracks for Belgium’s busiest railway line

25 May 2016 | By Dirk Demuynck

In early-2016 Infrabel, the Belgian railway infrastructure manager, commissioned two new tracks as part of the strategic linkup between Brussels and Denderleeuw. For Global Railway Review, Dirk Demuynck, Director of Build, looks back at the main achievements and challenges of this infrastructure project regarding the railway network and Belgium as…