John Fullerton, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) writes that while the fundamentals of asset management have remained the same for decades, new technology and innovations such as sensors, wayside monitoring and drones are making asset management in rail more predictive, efficient and in…
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The track is the most integral part of railway infrastructure and its maintenance is thus vital. Piotr Majerczak, Member of the Management Board and Infrastructure Maintenance Director of PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A., explains how recent investment in modern technology has transformed the way track maintenance activities are carried out…
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.
In the presence of the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Ukhnagiyn Hurelsukha, an agreement between RZD International LLC and JSC Ulaanbaatar Railway (JSC UBTZ) was signed.
voestalpine Railway Systems Board Members Dieter Fritz and Frederick Kübler discuss the 340 Dobain? HSH? – a new premium rail steel which contributes to voestalpine Railway Systems being regarded once again as a technology leader with system competence in railway infrastructure.
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.
Croatia is currently experiencing the largest investment in railway infrastructure in the republic’s history. For Global Railway Review, Ivan Kr?i?, President of H? Infrastructure, explains the drive for investment as the company strives to modernise Croatia’s corridor routes which are so significant to its place within Europe.
Keolis Commuter Services were awarded the contract by MBTA, following a successful delivery of Phase 1 ahead of schedule and under budget.
Thomas Lorent at Pandrol identifies what the main causes are of rail noise and vibration problems, what can be done to mitigate the nuisance and provides his thoughts on how the industry must move forward to ensure these problems do not get worse in the future.
FirstGroup and Trenitalia have announced two new managing directors and confirmed the company's executive team for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise.
The publication provides an update on railroads' self-reported progress toward fully implementing positive train control systems.