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The railway industry has started to adopt a number of 3D printing technologies/solutions to carry out the production and maintenance and various components quickly and cost-effectively. Our content on 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing explores how effective this technology is and to what extent it supports the industry.

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In-Depth Focus: Additive Manufacturing

19 February 2020 | By

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.

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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2020

14 February 2020 | By

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.

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How railway’s past can help develop its future

3 December 2019 | By

Andrew McLean, Assistant Director and Head Curator of the National Railway Museum, speaks to Global Railway Review’s Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of telling the story of railways’ past, present and future, and how the museum’s redevelopment aims to encourage the next generation of rail engineers.

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Advancing the role of additive manufacturing in rail

25 November 2019 | By

The adoption of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, in the rail sector has grown over recent years, but how effective is this technology and what true benefits does it bring? Speaking to Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, Stefanie Brickwede, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deutsche Bahn…