The railways across the Nordic region are already some of the world’s most efficient and forward-thinking networks. But with increased passenger and freight demand, plus industry requirements to be more sustainable, the region’s railways must continue to invest and adapt to safeguard its future. This Leaders’ Debate gives key industry…
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
John Felty, Managing Director of Amsted Digital Solutions, says there are several ways that innovative technology and digital solutions can be used to ensure the rail freight industry keeps up with rail’s digital transformation.
Ahead of his participation at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Carlo Borghini shares his opinions on automation in mainline rail networks, the opportunities of artificial intelligence, and how digitalisation in general is providing a step change in the way rail…
VR FleetCare and EKE-Electronics are working on a joint product development project to find a solution that provides data which can predict the maintenance requirement of bogies by using sensor technology and a smart combination of cloud and edge computing.
Ahead of her participation as Chair at Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution conference being held in London on 7 November 2019, Anne Berner, former Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications explains how she thinks digitalisation has impacted rail and the wider public transport industry, and what she thinks about…
‘Get tracks and machines connected’ is the mission of new company Track Machines Connected Gesellschaft m.b.H. (TMC) which takes over P&T Connected.
Women Inspiring Rail: Q&A with Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Prasarana Malaysia
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Prasarana Malaysia, explains how Malaysia is recognising and preparing for the inevitable era of digitalisation, and thus is on track to transform its public transportation system.
Monique van Wortel, Seconded National Expert at Shift2Rail, explains how she has been inspired by several key industry experts during her career and how the environmental performance of the railways is something she finds incredibly important.
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…
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…