FirstGroup has embraced the benefits of technology that can be used across multi-brands by investing in a CMS platform and website architecture that has been replicated across many of its UK train operating companies.
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Renowned as Siemens Mobility's flagship site, the RRX Rail Service Centre expects 100 trains to enter and leave the depot every month. To help achieve this, 3D printing equipment has been utilised.
Siemens Mobility has used Stratasys FDM 3D printing solutions which has lead to increased client satisfaction and a more streamlined supply chain.
Following the award of the Wales and Borders rail franchise to Transport for Wales in 2018, the train operating company partnered with ORM to design and build a new marketing website. With a hard deadline agreed for the franchise handover, a new platform was delivered in under 10 weeks.
In Switzerland, the technique of ballast compacting has been used for many years following the tamping process in order for the lateral resistance to meet the predefined values; ensuring trains can immediately run at line speed again. In 2014, joint testing between Sersa Maschineller Gleisbau AG (SMG) and MATISA SA…
With rising pressure in rail traffic, Linsinger’s modern, flexible and reliable rail milling technology can be deployed to prolong rail life and reduce service-disrupting interventions.
Shunting yard operations can be improved by deploying automated solutions. Here, Rail Vision provides details on its tailored shunting yard solution for SBB Cargo's automation needs.
The transport sector is undergoing a digital transformation. Transport companies are adapting their business strategies and adopting digital technology to update legacy systems and join up disparate data with the aim of driving performance, improving efficiency, and enhancing the customer experience.
Long-lasting quality of under ballast mats — even under extreme conditions.
In recent years, passengers have benefited from record levels of rail investment, but still face an age-old problem – ticket confusion.
It is a fact that technology has definitively changed the world we live in, and there is no exception for the railway engineering industry. Adapting and changing our mindset to a continuously evolving environment is definitely a challenge; nevertheless, it is a challenge we have to accept, because there is…
Product Showcase: Rail milling as a sustainable strategy for modern rail asset management – LINMAG GmbH
The target profile is defined by the shape of the milling tool and is fixed for each set of tools. To change to a different rail profile, a different milling wheel with the new target profile needs to be installed on the train, which is a very fast process.