We speak to Gerald Schinagl, Digital Innovation Manager at ?BB about how the company is boldly moving forward with its digital initiatives to improve operations and ensure passenger and employee satisfaction.
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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?
Michèle Dix, Managing Director of Crossrail 2, writes that with new and exciting rail projects in Britain at key stages of planning or delivery, rail has the ability to play a central role in the economy and society of the future – as long as there is a focus on…
With SJ aiming to be the number one digital company in Sweden, we spoke to Claes Lindholtz, Head of Digital Transformation at SJ about what digital initiatives the operator is conducting to reach this goal and how it encourages its staff and passengers to aid it on its digital journey.
Wi-Tronix?, LLC and Grupo Mexico Transportes (GMXT) are continuing to build a long-term partnership focused on leveraging Wi-Tronix technologies to save fuel, improve productivity and enhance safety as part of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR).
Monika Heiming, Executive Director of the EIM, the European Rail Infrastructure Managers association, writes that the question is not if rail can play a crucial role in the future of transportation, but how and explores where the industry is now and what it should strive for.
Andrew McLean, Assistant Director and Head Curator of the National Railway Museum, speaks to Global Railway Review’s Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of telling the story of railways’ past, present and future, and how the museum’s redevelopment aims to encourage the next generation of rail engineers.
The Trackside Radio Networks solution provides passengers with a seamless, high speed Wi-Fi connection throughout their journey, including when travelling through tunnels or under bridges.
Satellite-based technologies will shape the future of European and global railways. While many traditional rail technologies will be gradually phased out, satellite technology opens up new possibilities to facilitate and accelerate the digitalisation of rail – providing scalable solutions for accurate railway positioning, which is essential for safety, as well…
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Vanessa Sutherland, SVP Government Relations & Chief Legal Officer, Norfolk Southern
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Vanessa Sutherland, SVP Government Relations and Chief Legal Officer at Norfolk Southern Corporation, tells us that her team must develop long-term strategies to support the operations of the company and how she has enjoyed being a mentor for other women in rail.
At Global Railway Review’s Digital Rail Revolution 2019 conference, Katrin H?hne, Manager of the Group Programme Technical Excellence (TecEX) at Deutsche Bahn (DB), spoke to our Editor, Craig Waters, about the importance of transparency in the rail sector and learning from each other to push forward rail’s digital transformation.
Brad A. Myers, Chief Operations Officer from Amsted Digital Solutions, discusses how smart solutions can benefit rail freight operators and what challenges the industry will face as it becomes more digitally advanced.
A Rigid Overhead Conductor-rail System (ROCS) can be used at stations for improved electrical clearances and has several advantages over conventional tensioned overhead equipment (OHE). Ankur Saxena, Engineering Manager at Furrer+Frey, explores further.