Moderated by Carlo Borghini, Executive Director, Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, participants of this Roundtable explore how DAC will increase the capacity and quality of freight traffic as well as of rail infrastructure and its role in meeting rail’s sustainability targets, plus they look at the main policy and legal challenges…
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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.
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Pio Guido, Head of Railway Systems Department at the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), explains why interoperability is a fundamental aspect to increasing competitiveness of railways, and one of the key areas of responsibility for the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA).
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Dellner's Digital Automatic Couplers will increase the productivity and competitiveness of rail freight transport as well as contribute to achieving European sustainability targets.
Dellner is celebrating its 80th anniversary as the global leader in producing couplers, gangways and dampers for trains. Here, the company looks back at its history, the milestones and achievements it has accomplished.
By introducing DAC on its wagons, Green Cargo will improve capacity, punctuality, the working environment, efficiency and profitability.