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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2019

15 February 2019 | By

In this issue we explore Etihad Rail’s ambition to improve rail freight transport across the UAE, the Rail Freight Forward coalition’s aims to increase rail freight modal share and SNCF’s vision of future rolling stock that are connected, driverless and emission-free.

Artificial intelligence for distributed sensor systems

8 February 2019 | By

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) could in future enable measuring systems of rail vehicles to independently analyse data as well as generate and classify information. This is the field in which Lenord + Bauer and STMicroelectronics are working. In a joint project, they have developed a demonstrator with a…

Exploring the five digital challenges that transport groups face

5 February 2019 | By

There are many challenges that companies face when trying to maximise the value of new digital technology. Increasingly important and common themes include cyber-security, fraud and platform scaling. However, these are familiar topics in many industries; there are some considerations that are more specific to transport groups, which can make a…