Nowadays passengers expect equally good levels of internet network access when onboard a train as they do at home. In Norway this is achieved by delivering a combination of onboard mobile repeaters and Wi-Fi solutions. For Global Railway Review, Øystein Risan, CEO and Linda Marie Venbakken, CFO at Norske tog…
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Internet of Things (IoT)
High-speed wireless connectivity and digital services will increase the appeal of rail for travellers. As Patrick Lortie and Sebastian Janssen from consulting firm Oliver Wyman explain, there is a great window of opportunity for passenger rail services to harness innovations and meet travellers’ digital needs.
15 May 2019 | By Gayang Ho - UITP
Is artificial intelligence (AI) all hype, or does it mean the rail industry needs to act now to recognise, rethink and reorganise itself to embrace the advent of transformational technology? Gayang Ho, Research and Policy Development Lead at the UITP Asia-Pacific Centre for Transport Excellence (AP CTE), explores.
Exploring bias, explainability and accountability of AI and deep learning challenges in the railway sector
14 May 2019 | By Alejandro Saucedo - Institute for Ethical AI & Machine Learning
The railway sector is facing new risks. The recent increase in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning systems have introduced new challenges. Intelligent systems that learn from data have been proven to bring huge value through insights and automation at scale, and hence adoption will only continue to…
22 April 2019 | By Brian Foskett - Nomad Digital
Nomad Digital’s Product Manager, Brian Foskett, explains how passenger expectations are developing in today’s connected world and what digital solutions are available to train operating companies as they strive to enrich the passenger experience.
5 April 2019 | By Global Railway Review
The introduction of 5G services supports the West Midlands Combined Authority’s strategy to give consumers and businesses in Birmingham and the surrounding area the very latest digital communications.
21 February 2019 | By Carole Desnost - SNCF
The SNCF Group’s mission is to make mobile living easier and enable everyone – passengers, companies, and transport and logistics operators – to take back their time. But how? Carole Desnost, Head of Innovation and Research at SNCF, explains this will be done by delivering shorter distances and travel times,…
8 February 2019 | By Lenord + Bauer
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…
29 January 2019 | By Nexus Alpha
The focus for train operating companies (TOCs) customer apps has traditionally been ticket sales, but why do they stop there?
14 January 2019 | By Global Market Insights Inc
According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc, the Railway Management System Market will grow at a CAGR of over 10 per cent between 2018 and 2024.