The first two of 12 new Stadler electric trains have begun operation on the Stansted Express route, marking the start of the final phase of the programme.
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The UK government has dedicated £200,000 to develop better mobile connectivity for passengers when travelling across the UK rail network.
Modern urban rail transit systems should operate with low energy consumption but with high efficiency. Huawei can improve these systems by implementing digitalisation with its ICT technologies. Wang Xiaoqiang, Solution Director for Transportation at Huawei, explains more.
In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Mark Hopwood, Interim Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), explains how the operator is on a journey of evolution that includes addressing train performance, focusing on sustainability strategies, deploying cutting-edge technology and adopting an open and honest approach with both…
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
In February 2020, the UK government forged a 5G partnership with Chinese firm Huawei, which is expected to bolster the cyber infrastructure. While many continue to debate the risks, the rail industry is expected to reap the rewards — and commuters everywhere will be delighted.
Nomad Digital Limited have secured a multi-million-pound contract to deploy on-board passenger Wi-Fi for operators of the Öresundstrain in Denmark and Sweden.
UK train operating company, Northern, has revealed the processes and expertise that is required in order to transform and modernise its rolling stock.
The four trains were refurbished as part of South Western Railway's wider efforts to improve the passenger experience on its network.
Train operators and system integrators need a solid knowledge of WiFi6, the wireless technology that enables next-generation wireless communications.
First Trenitalia has awarded British-based train manufacturer Hitachi Rail a contract worth more than £350 million to provide and maintain 23 new InterCity trains for Avanti West Coast services.