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Insulated rail joints: Improving performance at high maintenance track sections

27 February 2019 | By , ,

Signalling systems are part of every modern rail network. These systems create a safe and efficient operation by employing the rail as an electrical conduit for train location. To accomplish this, insulated rail joints (IRJs) are used to create blocks or independent sections of track by electrical isolation. Shortened IRJ…

Experiencing first-hand high-capacity, precision and reliability at Plasser & Theurer

22 February 2019 | By ,

Efficiency and quality with a competitive edge can only be achieved if man and machine complement each other perfectly. Global Railway Review’s Commercial Director, Sam Pirani, and Junior Editor, Tara Nolan, witnessed this first-hand with an exclusive tour around Plasser & Theurer’s production site in Linz, which Tara details below...

Fully tapping the potential of integrated track solutions

7 December 2018 | By , ,

Flexibility, speed, reliability – mobility solutions play a key role for the society, the economy and the individual. And they are set to undergo a decisive change where both passenger services and B2B are concerned. For Global Railway Review, voestalpine Railway Systems colleagues explain that 24/7 system availability is the…