Neil Gofton, Principal Track Engineer at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), and Roger Dixon, Professor of Control Systems Engineering and Director of Research in the Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham, summarise the outcomes of the Switch and Crossing Optimal Design…
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voestalpine Railway Systems Board Members Dieter Fritz and Frederick Kübler discuss the 340 Dobain® HSH® – a new premium rail steel which contributes to voestalpine Railway Systems being regarded once again as a technology leader with system competence in railway infrastructure.
Bombardier Transportation speeds up the development process for new trains in German speaking countries with additive manufacturing.
The tracks will feature on the busiest single-track route in Northern Europe and will be undertaken whilst train traffic continues.
The companies will work in co-operation and is a result of RAIL.ONE’s win of the DB Netz AG’s tender for the planning, construction and operation of the new plant.
Maximising the benefits of your friction management programme: Selecting the right solution to fit your operational needs
17 October 2019 | By L.B. Foster
This Webinar will explore the benefits of successful friction management programmes and how these can be adapted in order to better integrate into your current operations and ensure maximum up-time.
Network Rail are set to carry out experiments this autumn to trial new ways of braking designed to reduce delays for passengers caused by ‘leaves on the line’.
voestalpine Schienen’s Rainer Hochfellner, Heavy Haul Product Manager, and Lukas Prettner, Rail Product Manager, provide insight of the robustness of Super Premium Rail Steels and their extraordinary performance results.
Maintaining rail tracks has always been a fundamental activity for rail infrastructure managers, but – thanks to new technology and innovations – the techniques and attitudes towards these tasks have changed over recent years. How is combining traditional methods of monitoring the condition of railway tracks with modern solutions and…
In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Russian Railways' digital platform; investments in Sri Lanka’s rail sector; an event preview of Digital Rail Revolution 2019; using modern solutions and innovations to maintain railway tracks; how project SHERPA is helping railways to…
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Aware of the new challenges and the need to provide the most advanced methodology, the Spanish railway industry has, in recent years, focused on R&D to provide the market with the most innovative solutions with which to guarantee the optimal operation of rail infrastructure. Pedro Fortea, Director of Mafex –…
The planning application from Network Rail proposes a facility which will be able to provide 60 per cent of Britain's annual requirement of railway sleepers.