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In an interview with Global Railway Review, Aaron Allsbrook, CTO and Founder of IoT and Edge software company, ClearBlade, explains that the rail freight industry has the desire to adopt new innovations, but there are still challenges to overcome to unlock the true value of those smart technologies.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
In this digital era, the rail freight sector must embrace the further deployment of innovative solutions to transform operations and deliver better customer experience. The authors in this In-Depth Focus explain how digitalisation is integral to their efforts of driving forward changes in rail freight delivery.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
Priya Agrawal, Deputy Chief Signal and Telecom Engineer at Indian Railways, looks at the variety of opportunities which she believes India’s national railway should explore further in its mission to utilise big data analytics.
5 May 2020 | By ABB
Watch this free on-demand Webinar, supported by ABB, in which experts from Network Rail discussed how they have linked their asset and operational data to planning information for fast and agile track maintenance decision-making.
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
9 April 2020 | By Konux
This webinar, in association with KONUX, highlighted how state-of-the-art technology must be explored further to ensure rail is tomorrow’s mobility of choice.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
3 April 2020 | By Nokia
This on-demand webinar, in association with Nokia, will help you to understand FRMCS and how it can be the foundation for railway digitalisation.
The Wi-Tronix platform combines edge processing with advanced systems like Visual Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence to detect and interpret actionable information that improves railway safety in real-time.
Gerard Francis, CEO of WillowRail, discusses the driving forces behind the digital enablement of rail and how the company strives to empower rail operators, managers, engineers and maintenance staff to make accurate, timely, and contextual decisions to improve the performance and reliability of their rail networks.