Railway Technology - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 14 April 2017 /
Residents of Cottingham can get to London faster thanks to the very first direct line to London introduced via Hull Trains.
Rebeka Sellick, Head of Rail at TRL, discuses innovations in rail and whether simply thinking ‘outside-the-box’ is enough to truly move forward with implementing new rail technologies.
Rail industry news / 24 February 2017 /
French Railways operator SNCF has confirmed it will be using an Internet of Things platform to enhance customer experiences, rail safety and heighten operational efficiency.
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.
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.
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