Railway Technology - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 15 December 2016 /
As of 15 December 2016, free high-speed WiFi will become available on the Paris-Lyon TGV line as part of a wider project to equip the entire TGV fleet with connectivity by the end of 2017.
Rail industry news / 6 December 2016 /
The UK government has announced a £2.5 million package of awards for the development of transport technologies to make travelling safer, quicker and more reliable.
Rail industry news / 28 November 2016 /
According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.
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.
Rail industry news / 1 November 2016 /
Virgin Trains has launched an in-station navigation app for customers on its east coast route – a global first for the rail industry.
Thomas Drexler, Amadeus Director of Rail & Ground Travel explains how the rail industry can utilise technologies to strengthen customer focus…
Rail industry news / 10 October 2016 /
Alstom has begun construction work on its new rail technology centre and training academy in Widnes, North West England.
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.
Rail industry news / 6 October 2016 /
The only global conference on track maintenance & rail infrastructure asset management returns to Berlin…
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.
Rail industry news / 28 September 2016 /
Rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has partnered with Nomad Digital to deliver state-of-the-art passenger WiFi to 36 new Arriva Flirt trains in the Netherlands.
Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /
JSC Russian Railways and Siemens have signed an agreement of understanding on long-term scientific and technological cooperation at InnoTrans 2016.