Railway Technology - Articles and news items
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.
Rail industry news / 6 October 2016 /
The only global conference on track maintenance & rail infrastructure asset management returns to Berlin…
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