The research and development of solutions to improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets is a continual process. This In-Depth Focus explores the latest studies and progress in developing a carbon fibre bogie, improving suspension components and compact hydraulics, and how Indian Railways is finding solutions to improve LHB coach…
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This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
United Wagon Company (UWC) and Dessa have signed an agreement on the supply of an additional batch of new generation 60ft-long flat cars for the transportation of timber freight.
As a privately-owned open access operator in Austria, WESTbahn must ensure its rolling stock asset is always operational. Erich Forster, WESTbahn’s CEO, outlines what it takes to maintain their fleet, including the four pillars of maintenance activities it adheres to.
The United Wagon Company hopper cars will be used by TOAZ for the transportation of mineral fertilisers, with delivery expected by the end of May 2020.
The hopper cars have the potential to increase Russia's rail network’s carrying capacity and reduce the price of transporting freight.
The production of Amtrak's new Acela trains has created over 1,000 jobs and is boosting businesses across 27 states.
VR FleetCare and EKE-Electronics are working on a joint product development project to find a solution that provides data which can predict the maintenance requirement of bogies by using sensor technology and a smart combination of cloud and edge computing.
Network Rail are set to carry out experiments this autumn to trial new ways of braking designed to reduce delays for passengers caused by ‘leaves on the line’.
The new Innovation Centre will be dedicated to transforming how railway wheelsets and tracks are approached, developed and managed in the rail industry.
Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer Structures and Material at RSSB, explores how technologies from other industries could be transferred into the railway environment to help improve the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets.
In September 2018, the main railway operator in the Czech Republic, České dráhy (ČD) put into operation a modern underfloor wheel lathe at its maintenance centre in Prague. Designed to maintain wheels and brake discs for a variety of railway vehicles, the technical equipment is enabling maintenance activities to be…