Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
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Trainline has launched a nationwide beta-test of Crowd Alerts, a crowd-sourced feature in its app to help customers alert their fellow travellers if it’s not possible to social distance on a specific train.
As trespassing and other illegal activity continues to impact daily services, Metro Trains Melbourne tells Global Railway Review about the range of measures and efforts that have been implemented across its network to deter criminals and limit delays.
The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
The region will see a wide range of benefits from the redevelopment and reopening of three train stations, including more frequent and reliable rail services.
In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Mark Hopwood, Interim Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), explains how the operator is on a journey of evolution that includes addressing train performance, focusing on sustainability strategies, deploying cutting-edge technology and adopting an open and honest approach with both…
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Alexandre Savard, Director – Business Development, Rail & Integrated Mobility at GIRO, explains how integrated resource planning and management can improve rail service adaptability, responsiveness and efficiency.
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Aaron Allsbrook, CTO and Founder of IoT and Edge software company, ClearBlade, explains that the rail freight industry has the desire to adopt new innovations, but there are still challenges to overcome to unlock the true value of those smart technologies.
Felix Schwarz, Head of Business Development at SAVVY Telematic Systems AG, discusses the importance of digitalisation for rail freight operators and how, by combining this with new business models, the operator can differentiate itself from other rail freight companies.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
Worth $120 million, the contracts include the implementation of signalling and train control systems on the rail corridors between Miami to West Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach to Orlando.
A facial biometric corridor will be introduced at St. Pancras International that will enable a digital and contactless journey for Eurostar passengers.
In this digital era, the rail freight sector must embrace the further deployment of innovative solutions to transform operations and deliver better customer experience. The authors in this In-Depth Focus explain how digitalisation is integral to their efforts of driving forward changes in rail freight delivery.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.