Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has been adopted in the rail sector and its use has grown over recent years. Read on to find out how AM is being developed for use in Austrian, Swedish and Italian rail companies, and what benefits this technology can bring.
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The Risk Reduction Program will require the largest freight railroads in the U.S. to develop and implement a safety plan that is FRA approved.
In order to ensure the growth of the rail freight industry, ERFA has stressed the need for regulation revisions and a more ambitious approach from the EC.
Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) is the future worldwide telecommunication system designed by the International Union of Railways (UIC), in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders from the rail sector, as not only the successor of GSM-R, but also as a key enabler for rail transport digitalisation. Read on…
Albanian Railways has awarded a consortium the contract for the consulting and technical assistance services for the new project to upgrade rail connections with the country’s capital, Tirana.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
Following the acquisition of AEbt Angewandte Eisenbahnteknik GmbH in January 2020, CERTIFER has now entered the German, Austrian and Swiss market.
The funding contract will help XRAIL to deliver its maintenance requirements for its Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway contract.
Oscar Martos and Kamil Pravdík, Project Officers in the Fixed Installations and Rolling Stock Unit at the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), discuss how the European Union has begun to confront railway noise emissions through the creation of the Environmental Noise Directive and how, going forward, EU countries will…
Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that there are several factors the rail industry must focus on during 2020 to prove the value of rail transport and its potential to support a sustainable, interoperable, digital and integrated mobility system.
Alpha Trains has signed a long-term lease contract for five Siemens Desiro Classic DMUs with a subsidiary of Arriva Transport Česká Republika a.s.
Louise Cheeseman, who has been working in the rail industry for 20 years and is currently Managing Director of Hull Trains, speaks candidly to Global Railway Review about what it’s like running an open access rail operator and why she is excited about Hull Trains’ future.
Uber, not content with up-ending the taxi industry, has its sights firmly set on disrupting the entire travel and transport sector too. But as the ride-hailing app begins to venture into multimodal provision and end-to-end journey planning, this article explores the ways train operating companies and other public transport service…
The objective of the new cooperation is to move rail research and innovation forward and crucially promote market deployment.
Sir John Peace has written to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, warning him that any delay or downgrade of High Speed Two (HS2) would be a betrayal of the Midlands and the North, and urging him to publish the Oakervee review in full as soon as possible.