On 18 August 2020, Shenzhen Metro Lines 6 and 10 were officially opened. They are the first to comprehensively apply Huawei's Urban Rail Cloud Solution in China, as well as the first batch of metro lines with full 5G coverage in Shenzhen. They also create a record in the rail…
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Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
As part of our A Digital Future for Rail Freight In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked this panel of experts: Do you think the rail freight sector has a positive attitude towards innovation to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of rail freight transportation?
Colleagues from the Technical Innovation Circle for Rail Freight Transport (TIS), Project Manager, Stefan Hagenlocher, and Spokesman, Jürgen Hüllen, explain the objectives of the TIS towards strengthening the rail freight transport sector by supporting the growth and development of innovative freight wagons and intelligent freight trains.
By installing the driver assistance system on its trains, DB Regio can cut consumption by up to 11.5 million litres of diesel per year.
Freight transport in Europe is expected to grow by 30 per cent by 2030 and, as part of the Rail Freight Forward initiative, Transfesa Logistics is committed to growing the portion of rail transport from the current 18 per cent to 30 per cent, thereby saving 290 million tonnes of CO2.…
Innovate UK has selected Hexagon’s Geospatial division to conduct a research project that will result in faster and higher-precision mapping of railway infrastructure through the use of artificial intelligence.
Darja Kocjan, Director of SŽ-Passenger Transport, and Peter Verlič, Director of the Institute of Traffic and Transport Ljubljana and Chairman of the SEESARI Initiative, explains how the Slovenian Railways Passenger Transport company is a step further to becoming a modern digital service public transport provider by switching to the new…
A solar-powered scarecrow that mimics the calls of a hawk is being used to ward off birds causing delays to passengers travelling between Manchester and London Euston.
Alexandre Savard, Director of Business Development for Rail at GIRO, discusses the challenges and opportunities of planning and delivering an efficient and flexible rail service in an environment of increasing constraints, which have been amplified by the COVID-19 crisis.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has submitted to the Federal Register a final rule allowing railroads to use ultrasonic inspection technology, augmented with global positioning system (GPS) technology, to employ continuous rail testing.
By introducing the new coupling method, Deutsche Bahn will be able to increase the capacity and quality of its freight traffic.
Riccardo Pasinetti, Commercial Director of Lucchini RS, explains how their Smartset innovative solution for condition-based maintenance of axles helps to significantly optimise maintenance costs and is a key solution in rail’s digital transformation.
Transport for Wales has selected 11 companies to develop innovative ideas to improve the passenger experience as part of the second phase of its programme.