Shift2Rail, CEN and CENELEC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing to foster the uptake of innovation in the European railway sector.
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Dmitry Pegov, Deputy Managing Director of Passenger Services at Russian Railways (RZD), details the thorough measures that were and continue to be taken to ensure the health and safety of passengers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Herbert Ofner, Safety Spokesperson at Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), details the multifaceted approach that the organisation has taken to increase safety at level crossings throughout Austria, and the value of asking all crossing users to consider the situation from other user’s viewpoints.
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.
Ivan Kršić, President of the Management Board of HŽ Infrastruktura, details the work being carried out to revitalise both passenger and freight rail in the Republic of Croatia and the benefits to be realised in creating a truly pan-European railway infrastructure.
Iñigo Zorriketa, Director at Dominion, details its Obstacle Detector system and explains the benefits that it brings to the safety of rail level crossings.
From June 2021, Deutsche Bahn will implement two new measures to improve its system of waste separation and treatment and to ensure resource protection.
Improving level crossing safety will contribute to LTG’s goal of zero accidents on Lithuania’s railway
Over the last few years, by introducing additional safety measures and organising educational campaigns, railway level crossings in Lithuania have become an incomparably safer place, where accidents are extremely rare. But, as Karolis Sankovski, CEO of LTG Infra, explains, that is not the final goal; it is LGT’s vision to…
A new partnership between ÖBB RCG and Pasifik Eurasia will see the two rail freight companies work to develop freight transportation between Europe and Asia.
Despite an overall reduction in the number of rail-related accidents in Poland in recent years, Katarzyna Kucharek, President of the Board of the PKP Group Foundation, explains that more action needs to be taken to increase safety and minimise risks at level crossings on the country’s rail network.
Thirty years ago, six ICE 1 trains converged in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe from different directions and officially inaugurated the era of high-speed rail travel in Germany.
The €281.5 million contract has been awared to Talgo to manufacture up to 40 new variable gauge and 330km/h commercial speed powerheads (locomotives), with a contract for 26 powerheads for €195.5 million as the last step in transforming 13 conventional trains into very high-speed trains.
The Stuttgart S-Bahn network is being supported with artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise maintenance activities and therefore ensure trains are more punctual for passengers.
SNCF and its partners have begun testing a modified Regio 2N regional train as a prototype autonomous regional train for France's rail network.