With coronavirus effectively putting life on pause, now, more than ever, is the time to look ahead. Howard Rosen, Chairman of the Rail Working Group, looks at the role of railways post-pandemic, and the potential for funding from the private sector to see the industry realise its true potential.
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Key workers from Network Rail have enabled more than 370,000 tonnes of freight to be moved in just one week between west London and Cornwall and into and across Wales to support the economy, the NHS, petrol stations and food shops.
Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that, despite the coronavirus crisis interrupting the regular rhythm of the European rail supply industry, this unprecedented situation could provide an opportunity to position the sector for even greater success once the pandemic subsides.
After 10 years with the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the business organisation representing the UK’s logistics industry, Chief Executive David Wells reveals his ambitions for the association’s next decade, which he believes will drive even more achievements for its members.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has officially opened CAF's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Celtic Business Park in Newport, South Wales.
Siemens Mobility Limited have released new images showing their vision for a £200 million state-of-the-art rail manufacturing facility in Goole, UK.
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.
Siemens Mobility, Bombardier and Porterbrook have come to an agreement on the best approach to introducing ETCS on existing Electrostar units.
Following the transfer of ownership of Dellner Couplers AB to Swedish Private Equity Company EQT AB, Dellner will look to the future with improved safety, quality, sustainability and customer focus.
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.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to host an Industry Forum for small businesses interested in working on the Track and Systems Design-Build-Maintain contract for the state's high-speed rail project.
Stefan Siegler, Chairman of the International Rail Quality Board (IRQB) explains the consortium’s vision and how IRIS Certification™ will help deliver better quality rail services and ultimately improve daily mobility across rail.
This issue includes articles about Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet, establishing a new safety culture for European railways, how HS2 and NPR will be key to upskilling UK plc, the latest infrastructure modernisation projects in Croatia, In-Depth Focus sections on Noise & Vibrations and Rail Traffic Management Systems, plus experts…
Network Rail and Connected Places Catapult will join forces to focus on bringing more innovation into the supply chain and accelerating new technologies to market to improve the rail network.
The British Safety Council (BSC) has awarded Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Track team a Globe of Honour for sustainability.