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Placing creativity at the heart of rail interior innovation

5 May 2022 | By

Rail interiors are constantly being pushed to keep pace with the evolving needs of the passengers travelling on-board. For Global Railway Review, Aisling Norton, 22000 Intercity Railcar - Interior Refurbishment Project Manager at Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, details the key aspects encompassing the operator’s recent fleet refurbishment, and tells…

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Optimising Brightline’s on‑board experience

2 May 2022 | By

Tom Rutkowski, VP & Chief Mechanical Officer at Brightline, dives into the development of train interiors today and how train operators are meeting the changing needs of rail travellers, what they want from their on-board experience, and how modern interiors can harness innovation while improving safety measures.

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In-Depth Focus: Train Interiors

15 February 2022 | By

Exploring the importance of providing high-quality train interiors – from seating and flooring to on-board features for passenger comfort, plus what the train of the future might look like to meet changing passenger demands.

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The TRANSIT project: Innovation towards train pass‑by noise source characterisation and separation tools

9 February 2022 | By , , , , , , , ,

Railway transport produces less CO2 and consumes less energy than road and air transport modes; it also requires less space than road transport. However, noise and vibration (N&V) levels in the vicinity of railways are a major environmental challenge for the railway sector. In addition, a competitive railway transport system…

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Noise and vibration work in the FINE-2 project

7 February 2022 | By

Scott Heath, Coordinator of the FINE-2 project, details the project’s work around rail sector noise and vibration, and how its dedicated work packages, in conjunction with TRANSIT and SILVARSTAR, are seeking to comprehend, in fine detail, the sound generated outside of the train.