Former Minister for Transport and Communications, Government of Finland and Board Director
The?Digital Rail Revolution Conference?2019?will take place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on?7 November.
Each year the event brings together hundreds of railway professionals from across the world to network and learn about the latest breakthroughs, innovations, challenges and solutions affecting the international railway industry?including:
Big Data | Predictive maintenance | Cybersecurity | 5G | Artificial Intelligence | Autonomous trains | Hyperloop technology | Collaboration | Standards | Safety.
Project Director, Smart Railway, Infrabel
Director of Mechanical Engineering for Freight, Indian Railways
European Coordinator, ERTMS
Digital Innovation Manager, ?BB BCC GmbH
Deputy Director for Track and Building Infrastructure Railway Area I and Project Manager, Construction of Light Rail Transit LRT Jabodebek, Ministry of Transportation Indonesia
Angel Trains and Chiltern Railways have joined forces with Stratasys and DB ESG to trial the first 3D printed parts ever deployed within an in-service passenger train in the UK.
Evgeny Charkin, Director of Information Technologies at JSC Russian Railways writes that in this modern world it is impossible to ensure the further dynamic growth of any business without focusing on digitalisation. As such, Russian Railways Holding has started to develop digital technologies in order to safeguard its future.
Ahead of his participation at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Patrick Marsch Senior Project Manager for Digital Rail at Deutsche Bahn (DB), explains how DB plans to utilise advanced sensing, high-precision localisation and artificial intelligence as it moves towards introducing 5G for future rail operation.
Ahead of his participation at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Tommaso Spanevello, Public Affairs Manager at UNIFE spoke to us about the importance of an effective cyber-security strategy for the rail sector, the opportunities for data-sharing and the need for more cooperation and collaborative research.
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 association representing the Spanish railway industry – explains more.
Historically a lack of investment in digital technology and connectivity, coupled with outdated attitudes from those at the top, has seen the rail industry unable to keep up with modern, digital customer expectations. Global Railway Review speaks to Peter Gough, Managing Partner and Founder of ORM, to discuss the ways in which rail is finally embracing technology in a bid to catch up with other sectors and provide a connected, digital experience for passengers.