The International Union of Railways’ (UIC) Francis Bedel, Chief Digital Officer, and Parinaz Bazeghi, Digital Project Manager, explain the innovative DIGIM II and explore how its new proof of concept (POC) could see level crossing safety revolutionised by connecting the car with the system.
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In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
ORR's draft guidance proposals aim to give the industry greater confidence in putting forward innovative designs to reduce risks and increase safety at level crossings.
The grants will help commuter rail authorities in California, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington eliminate hazards at highway-railway crossings.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
Nikos Kondylas, Stefanos Avdis and Kostas Kapetanidis from the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) write about the state of level crossings across the Greek railway network, and the measures being implemented to improve their safety.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
The 'Stop. Trains Can’t.' campaign will work to educate drivers on the safe use of rail grade and high-risk highway-railway crossings across the U.S.
By making the projects part of the budget, ARA has highlighted the opportunity to invest in jobs-creating projects across the country.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.
The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and intercity passenger service.
The video has been created to remind motorists, cyclists and pedestrians how they should behave at level crossings.
Virginie Taillandier, Manager of SNCF’s Tech4Rail Level Crossing project, and Gérard Hernja, Training and Educational Research Coordinator at Ecole de Conduite Française (ECF), give details of how level crossings can be transformed into smart level crossings, improving safety for all users.
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.
The new feature, which alerts drivers when approaching level crossings, aims to highlight the potential risks of crossings and keep users safe.