Anne Berner, former Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications, explains how she thinks digitalisation has impacted rail and the wider public transport industry, and what she thinks about current trends and future tech disruption.
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Women Inspiring Rail: Q&A with Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Prasarana Malaysia
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Prasarana Malaysia, explains how Malaysia is recognising and preparing for the inevitable era of digitalisation, and thus is on track to transform its public transportation system.
Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, has published a masterplan which details a strategy to double the number of rail journeys in the city-region by 2040.
Monique van Wortel, Seconded National Expert at Shift2Rail, explains how she has been inspired by several key industry experts during her career and how the environmental performance of the railways is something she finds incredibly important.
No matter where in the world, today’s passengers demand efficient and seamless journeys. Across the dense Paris region public transport network, SNCF Transilien has adopted a digital, multimodal approach that focuses on the customer and brings together all modes of sustainable transport to make journeys smoother and simpler. Gilles Artese,…
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Axon Vibe have signed a five-year agreement for the development of a personalised mobility app.
New European Commission study suggests a shift to rail would benefit citizens in Europe, as the industry excels in covering its variable infrastructure costs and externalities like air pollution, CO2 and noise through charges, with smaller cost-coverage gaps in euros per passenger-km or tonne-km than other modes.
The investment is hoped to help create a new trade corridor in Guinea which will result in at least a three per cent GDP boost.
From the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), Libor Lochman, Executive Director and Ulrich Fikar, Senior Policy Adviser – Passenger, explore the options which ensure rail becomes more attractive to passengers as the expectations of seamless mobility continue to grow.
With the aim of running the train on a weekly basis by mid-2019, the train is operated by CDIRS, in collaboration with RTSB and CFL multimodal.
DB Cargo UK and Maritime Transport Ltd have announced plans to combine their expertise to help boost rail freight capacity and competition in the intermodal market.
The passenger journey from the station to the final destination is now easier and simpler following GoMedia’s recent partnership.