In an interview with Global Railway Review, Aaron Allsbrook, CTO and Founder of IoT and Edge software company, ClearBlade, explains that the rail freight industry has the desire to adopt new innovations, but there are still challenges to overcome to unlock the true value of those smart technologies.
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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.
In this digital era, the rail freight sector must embrace the further deployment of innovative solutions to transform operations and deliver better customer experience. The authors in this In-Depth Focus explain how digitalisation is integral to their efforts of driving forward changes in rail freight delivery.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.
Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.
Can security surveillance systems and associated analytics work in a station environment without disrupting the rail network? Zircon Software Ltd is working to find out.
After the United States, China and Russia, India has the fourth largest rail network in the world, which is now struggling to cope with rising passenger and freight demands. As Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain from India’s Ministry of Railways’ Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) explain, state-of-the-art technology…
Railroad trespassing is a pervasive and ubiquitous problem in the United States. For Global Railway Review, Starr Kidda, Michail Grizkewitsch and Francesco Bedini Jacobini, from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), provide an overview of the data and trends of trespassing on rail rights-of-way and highlight some of the FRA’s past…
9 April 2020 | By Konux
This webinar, in association with KONUX, highlighted how state-of-the-art technology must be explored further to ensure rail is tomorrow’s mobility of choice.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
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.
With SJ aiming to be the number one digital company in Sweden, we spoke to Claes Lindholtz, Head of Digital Transformation at SJ about what digital initiatives the operator is conducting to reach this goal and how it encourages its staff and passengers to aid it on its digital journey.
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.
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.
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Diego Galar, Professor of Condition Monitoring at Lulea University of Technology, spoke to our Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance for the industry to understand the role of data analytics, rail’s vulnerability concerning cyber-threats, and what he thinks is still a…