Khalil Safadi, Laboratory Manager at Muirhead, explains the importance of the company’s new in-house Fire Resistance Lab for the global rail sector.
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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…
By choosing Muirhead leather over a fabric alternative, Irish Rail have opted for sustainable durability, comfort, hygiene and a market-leading warranty with a €3.2m cost saving for their seat upgrades.
Julian Fordon, Senior Manager for Marketing Strategy and Communication of DB Regio at Deutsche Bahn (DB), tells Global Railway Review about the IdeasTrain project, and explains how a life-size mock-up is enabling the operator to realise their innovative concepts and enhance the interior of train design.
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.
Renfe are installing a total of 668 defibrillators to save lives in situations where a passenger needs early care in the event of a cardiorespiratory arrest.
The much-anticipated spring edition of Railtex/Infrarail will take place from 10-12 May 2022 at Olympia London, bringing the entire rail supply sector together.
The new ceiling lighting series LL from TSL-ESCHA is a long-term, versatile, and expandable solution, offering an individual lighting concept and an intelligent luminaire system for easy and predictive maintenance.
Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ÖBB BCC GmbH, and Martin Taranetz, Head of Mobile Radio Networks at ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, explain the tokenisation of train control/train management and outline the report of the ‘Towards automated Railway Operations (TARO) R&D project at ÖBB.
The TRANSIT project: Innovation towards train pass‑by noise source characterisation and separation tools
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…
In this article for Global Railway Review, we discover how, in the work of the SILVARSTAR project, the development of auralisation and visualisation tools can be used to predict, and demonstrate, railway noise using virtual reality technology.
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.