Richard Jones, Senior Technical & Innovation Manager at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), provides an insight into the Degraded Mode Working System (DMWS) which, in the event of a signalling problem, can give an instruction to a train driver that it is safe to proceed beyond the failure locality to…
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The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation have celebrated a decade of working together delivering ETR 1000 trains - the fastest-ever in-service train in Europe, capable of achieving 400km/h.
Freight transport in Europe is expected to grow by 30 per cent by 2030 and, as part of the Rail Freight Forward initiative, Transfesa Logistics is committed to growing the portion of rail transport from the current 18 per cent to 30 per cent, thereby saving 290 million tonnes of CO2.…
Chloé Lima-Vanzeler (SNCF Voyageurs), Sébastien Dislaire (SNCF Réseau) and Thomas Sutter (SBB Infrastructure) explain how railway undertakings and infrastructure managers have established a coalition for train energy savings and rail traffic efficiency.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
Joe Ferguson, NCSC Certified Cyber Practitioner and a Senior Information Risk Analyst, explores the challenges around cyber-security for the railway industry and the priorities to focus on moving forward.
Could autonomous technology and sat-nav systems help to reduce accidents at level crossings?
The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
By receiving the latest ETCS standard certification, Alstom is now equipped to work towards the complete digitalisation of Norway's rail network.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, Michael Fohrer, President of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), looks at how rail passengers’ trust can be restored and the importance of establishing political incentives for clean mobility ‘made in Germany’.
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing the UK’s new high-speed rail network, has begun the search for the specialist contractor that will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems.