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A multifaceted approach to improve Italy’s railways

18 September 2017 | By

Urban mobility is currently undergoing somewhat of a paradigm shift. What once was the exclusive domain of private cars, now offers a myriad of intermodal transportation solutions, demonstrating a marked shift in the way individuals traverse towns and cities. The boundaries of such areas are increasingly defined by the time…

Building on the old to propel the new in the railway industry

30 August 2017 | By

Global Railway Review’s regular contributor, Graham Ellis, tackles the old and the new – with news of a newly-built steam locomotive attempting to reach the speeds necessary to work on today’s railway lines, as well improving and expanding old rail lines in the Baltics to make travelling and shipping goods…

Digitalisation for the rail passenger

23 January 2017 | By

Today digitalisation is everywhere. In varied areas of life, solutions such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, driverless cars and robotics are already being implemented. The fourth industrial revolution ‘Industry 4.0’ will enable machines to communicate directly with each other and to downscale today’s mass production to individual…

Signalling developments in Slovenia

5 July 2016 | By

In September 2007 the Republic of Slovenia adopted the National Implementation Plan for TSI Control, Management, and Signalisation in accordance with EU regulations. This included the definition of the scope and schedule for the installation of ETCS and GSM-R devices on the Slovenian rail network. For European Railway Review Jože…

Train Data: TIS – A European success story

25 May 2016 | By Ann Billiau, Harald Reisinger, Josef Stahl and Florian Sandauer - all RailNetEurope (RNE)

Promoting greater railway interoperability is a topic still high on the agenda of the industry. A web-based application from RailNetEurope (RNE) that supports international train management has just made a leap forward with a mobile version. For Global Railway Review, RNE colleagues Ann Billiau, Harald Reisinger, Josef Stahl and Florian…

The challenges of integrating the South American railways

25 May 2016 | By Guilherme Quintella, Chairman of UIC Latin America

Integrating the infrastructure of different transportation modes is now an irreversible trend. However 150 years ago, when the implementation of the railways in South America began, nobody envisioned the benefits that integrated planning would bring to the development and the economy of South American countries...