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Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC)


Digital automatic coupling (DAC) has the potential to accelerate the assembly of freight trains, increase the capacity and quality of freight traffic, contribute to the success of traffic turnaround, and play a key part in rail’s sustainability strategies. Global Railway Review’s content on explores what the next steps are in delivering a successful DAC roll-out and its opportunities to help grow rail freight and shift more goods to be transported by rail tracks.


Global Railway Review Issue 3 2021

2 June 2021 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.


Fret SNCF’s rail freight revolution

15 September 2020 | By

Bertrand Minary, Fret SNCF’s Chief Innovation and Digital Officer, Rail Freight & Intermodal Division, discusses Fret SNCF’s approach to a total revolution in rail freight operations and how this is delivering a first step towards rail freight automation.