As part of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the increased global focus on sustainability will hopefully result in a more successful rail freight industry.
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As a result of COVID-19 impacting passenger numbers, VIA Rail Canada has announced a number of temporary management and professional employees layoffs.
The accreditation reassures passengers that Chiltern Railways is adhering to government and public health guidance amidst COVID-19.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Alex Hynes, Managing Director of Scotland’s Railway, explains the importance of punctuality and reliability, as well as the ways in which the operator has had to adapt during COVID-19.
Transport Scotland's 'Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan' outlines ambitious targets for the sustainable future of the country's railway.
By approving the use of PBAs, HS2 is restoring confidence in small and medium enterprises amidst drastic economic uncertainty due to COVID-19.
The investment will kickstart the development of the Transpennine line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester, improving connectivity across the North.
The annual report outlines Transport for Wales' achievements during 2019/20, as well as its efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19.
From 2022, the trains will initially run on routes between the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and Munich via the high-speed Cologne-Rhine-Main line, increasing DB’s daily passenger capacity on these routes by 13,000 seats.
SNCF, the French railway operator, is leveraging Smart Flows' real-time passenger density data to monitor the back-to-normal activity within its largest train stations.
Reports have suggested that public transport restrictions are under review in England as the government looks for ways to reboost the economy.
Jeremy Acklam will play a lead role in driving forward Transport for the North's strategic vision for integrated and smart travel, including the delivery of flexi season tickets and contactless pay-as-you-go travel on rail.
With Mumbai’s suburban rail network expecting to see a sharp fall in ridership post-COVID-19, will locals choose to commute around the city by walking and cycling instead? Srishti Gupta from the Mumbai Division of Indian Railways’ Central Railway, and Vignesh Prasanna, Co-Founder of The Bridge Project, explore further.
With major plans for rail development in the UK, such as HS2, it’s crucial that skilled talent is attracted and trained quickly; latest figures estimate that 50,000 more professionals are needed in rail. Tania Bowers, Legal Counsel and Head of Public Policy at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)…