In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
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Richard Thorp, Engineering Director at High Speed 1 (HS1) Ltd, writes how new technology, particularly artificial intelligence and digitalisation, is driving change in the rail sector as an operational aid to real-time decision making.
The Global Centre of Rail Excellence in Wales will act as a driver for accelerated rail industry innovation, investment and growth in the UK and internationally.
GB Railfreight will run over 100 trains from Doncaster and Whitemoor to King's Cross over the course of February to May 2021, representing the largest possession site that GBRf will have contributed to at any one time.
When winter weather threatens disruption to rail services, networks need to pull together to keep everyone moving safely. For Global Railway Review, David Simpson, ScotRail’s Operations Director, shares some of the planning, preparation and response work by the dedicated partnership, Scotland’s Railway, to achieve just that.
The Railway Industry Association, Rail Alliance and Rail Forum Midlands have set out five key 'asks' to the UK government to ensure that the rail supply chain can support the industry and ensure that Rail Project SPEED is a success.
The next stage of Project SPEED will see the industry pioneer new ways of working to halve the time and reduce the cost of delivering critical infrastructure projects.
The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
The interlocking system on TCDD's Eskisehir-Kutahya-Balikesir line was completed and put into service by Alstom on 5 February 2021.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
Over a three-month period, Network Rail workers will simplify the track layout just outside of King’s Cross station, as well as reopen a railway tunnel which closed in the 1970s, creating two extra tracks in and out of the iconic transport hub.
The contract, which began on 31 January 2021, will see Keolis focusing on more frequent services, with an eye on safety and reliability.
Three new Smart Weed System trains will commence service on the British railway network from May 2021, improving the environmental footprint and health and safety.
The cooperation agreement outlines a wide range of railway infrastructure, asset and workforce procedures that must be followed and ensured by both managing companies.