Digital Railway - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 7 March 2017 /
Work has begun on the depot for the Rhine-Ruhr-Express (RRX) trains in Dortmund-Eving, Germany for test operations to begin in mid-2018.
Rail industry news / 7 February 2017 /
The rail industry has gathered today to set out a blueprint on how technology can address challenges facing Britain’s railway.
In this supplement: digitalisation for the rail passenger; customer insight steers digital development; Heathrow Express; and transforming over a billion railway journeys…
Regular European Railway Review blogger Graham Ellis discusses the impact of the industry embracing new technologies and the resulting benefits for rail passengers…
“Within public transportation there is still room for growth in order to keep up with modern infrastructure and evolving technology,” says Belden’s Richard Weatherburn.
Rail industry news / 22 December 2016 /
Alstom has announced plans to acquire on-board passenger and fleet connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital in a bid to develop the ‘Digital Train’.
Rail industry news / 16 November 2016 /
The third annual HackTrain saw rail and technology experts join forces on 4-6th November to drive innovation and tackle the industry’s biggest challenges. FlexRail, a flexible ticketing system, was named winner at this year’s event.
European Railway Review travels on Eurostar’s new e320 train to experience its on-board infotainment service and finds out why good content and passenger information will help enhance the passenger experience.
Rail industry news / 28 October 2016 /
Findings of the Transport Committee’s latest report suggests the Digital Railway, could bring substantial benefit to the UK’s rail network.
Around 100 participants, coming from railway industry and the start-ups world, met to discuss links between rail digitalisation and freight & passenger services.
Markus Melander, CEO of Vionice Ltd., discusses the opportunities of computer-vision signage which may help increase asset management quality and railway safety at the same time.
River Tamoor Baig, Co-Founder of HackTrain provides insight into the published B.A.R.R.I.E.R.S. report which identifies 5 major barriers and 13 recommendations for rail industry stakeholders to adopt.
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