On behalf of Alpha Trains, Talbot Services has completed the prototype for the upgrade and refurbishment of a total of 35 Alstom Coradia Continental multiple units for Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Lower Saxony.
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In an interview for Global Railway Review, Christian Fricker, Train Station Concept Specialist and Senior Project Manager at the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), shares opinions on the importance of station design in improving the passenger experience.
MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has announced that Wi-Fi is now available in Atlantic Terminal and cell connectivity for Verizon subscribers in the LIRR tunnel between Atlantic Terminal and Bedford Avenue.
In Episode 5 of Global Railway Review’s podcast, Steve White, Chief Operating Officer at Govia Thameslink Railway, speaks to our Junior Editor, Leah Hockley, about the UK's train stations and how they are developing to become safer, more sustainable and more inviting for passengers.
Below the Brenner Pass, from Innsbruck/Tulfes in Austria to Franzensfeste in Italy, the longest underground railway connection in the world is being built – the 64km-long Brenner Base Tunnel. Here, Tunnel Safety Coordinator, Erwin Reichel, explains the intricacies of ensuring sufficient safety measures are coordinated and implemented for such an…
As well as being an additional measure of safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Avanti's new At-Seat Order service has been welcomed by accessibility groups as a way to make travel more accessible.
28 April 2021 | By Nokia
This on-demand webinar with Nokia explores private LTE/5G wireless technology and how it can enable railways to be more productive and prepared as digital transformation of the industry continues.
FirstGroup have successfully completed a trial of the ‘rail 5G’ gigabit track to train solution on the Isle of Wight, paving the way for full commercial deployment on Britain’s busiest railway. For Global Railway Review, Simon Holmes, FirstGroup’s Head of Engineering Digital Communications and Managing Director of Evo-rail (a FirstGroup…
The rail industry continually strives to identify ways to ensure that train users have the best possible experience, and travelling through train stations plays a huge part in this. Although train stations are understandably much quieter at the moment, passengers will eventually return – so, how will train stations adapt…
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…
Christian Marez, Senior Business Development Manager for Transportation and Defense at ADLINK, explores the application of AI-inspired technologies and how they will help create safer, smarter and more passenger-friendly rail networks.
The 'rail-5G' solution offers a unique opportunity to improve connectivity for rail infrastructure and customers, greatly enhancing the customer experience.
Bob Powell, Customer Proposition Director at Avanti West Coast, works closely with the Digital Technology Team on improving connectivity and Wi-Fi on-board trains which serve the West Coast Main Line. For Global Railway Review, he details the strategies for providing a seamless connection and reliable internet service that is so…
Laurent Bellan, Chief Information Officer at Eurostar, details the work being done to improve Wi-Fi connectivity for on-board passengers across its fleet, and the challenge of ensuring a stable and consistent connection for the entire journey for all Eurostar travellers, irrespective of their differing internet needs.
Danny Gonzalez, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer at British train operating company, London North Eastern Railway (LNER), explains how they are leading the way to bring digital innovation and connectivity to UK rail.