In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Mark Hopwood, Interim Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), explains how the operator is on a journey of evolution that includes addressing train performance, focusing on sustainability strategies, deploying cutting-edge technology and adopting an open and honest approach with both…
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The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
As GSM-R approaches obsolescence, the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) has been discussed among railway organisations as its successor. The UIC launched FRMCS as a project in 2014 and, here, colleagues Dan Mandoc (Head of FRMCS) and Jean-Michel Evanghelou (Deputy Director of Rail Systems and Head of Telecom, Signalling…
In February 2020, the UK government forged a 5G partnership with Chinese firm Huawei, which is expected to bolster the cyber infrastructure. While many continue to debate the risks, the rail industry is expected to reap the rewards — and commuters everywhere will be delighted.
3 April 2020 | By Nokia
This on-demand webinar, in association with Nokia, will help you to understand FRMCS and how it can be the foundation for railway digitalisation.
Ever wondered what 5G will do for technologically advanced transportation systems? Here, Tech-Industry writer, Kenny Trinh, explores the positive impacts of 5G in rail operations.
Requirements of the tender include the delivery and testing of the world's first 5G-based network for automated rail operation.
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Katrin Höhne, Manager of the Group Programme Technical Excellence (TecEX) at Deutsche Bahn (DB), spoke to our Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of transparency in the rail sector and learning from each other to push forward rail’s digital transformation.
This issue includes articles about Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet, establishing a new safety culture for European railways, how HS2 and NPR will be key to upskilling UK plc, the latest infrastructure modernisation projects in Croatia, In-Depth Focus sections on Noise & Vibrations and Rail Traffic Management Systems, plus experts…
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Christian Chavanel, Director of the Rail System Department at the UIC, took time to share with us his opinions on future rail development and how the railway sector ‘must accelerate its own cycle of innovation’.
Ahead of his participation at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Patrick Marsch Senior Project Manager for Digital Rail at Deutsche Bahn (DB), explains how DB plans to utilise advanced sensing, high-precision localisation and artificial intelligence as it moves towards introducing…
The introduction of 5G services supports the West Midlands Combined Authority’s strategy to give consumers and businesses in Birmingham and the surrounding area the very latest digital communications.
Rail operators have long-sought to improve the quality of Wi-Fi, but faced significant cost and technical challenges in doing so.
Virgin Trains is to run the West Coast franchise for another year, bringing station, staffing, ticketing and safety improvements, as well as the promised on-board connectivity…