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Railway Technology - Articles and news items

Stadler & Nomad to deliver advanced WiFi for Arriva fleet in Netherlands

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.

InnoTrans: Russian Railways and Siemens sign technological cooperation agreement

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.

Stadler partners with Nomad Digital to deliver WiFi for NSB passengers in Norway

Rail industry news / 22 September 2016 /

Working in partnership with Stadler, connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital has delivered passenger WiFi on 82 Flirt trains for Norwegian train operator NSB.

Virtual reality glasses trial to improve maintenance of Boston commuter rail system

Rail industry news / 16 September 2016 /

In a new trial, Keolis has issued its technicians with virtual reality glasses enabling quick and efficient maintenance of the Boston, Mass. commuter rail system.

RSSB launches app to reduce risk on station platforms

Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /

The RSSB have launched a new industry app designed to record station platform risk assessments on a mobile smart device.

RSSB to develop Rule Book app for rail staff

Rail industry news / 13 September 2016 /

The RSSB will be leading a programme to modernise rail safety guidance in the form of a Rule Book app for staff.

Norway’s Flytoget Airport Express Trains to receive high-speed passenger Wi-Fi

Rail industry news / 9 September 2016 /

Passengers on-board Flytoget Airport Express Trains will soon be able to make use of high-speed passenger Wi-Fi on services to and from Oslo Airport, Gardermoen.

Seamless end-to-end journeys as c2c takes ownership of entire ticketing experience

Rail industry news / 6 September 2016 /

National Express Group and SilverRail have signed a contract which will see the c2c franchise take ownership of its entire ticket retailing experience.

Solution Paper: Winning the rail franchise bid

Whitepapers, Z Homepage promo / 5 September 2016 /

This solution paper shows you how to put your rail franchise bid at the frontline with: a resilient timetable, optimal rolling stock, crew planning and complex unit & crew diagramming that can be created and revised quickly in real time…

Artesyn announces SIL4 certification for ControlSafe™ COTS rail safety platform

Rail industry news / 2 September 2016 /

Fail-safe, fault-tolerant system for train control and rail signaling accelerates time-to-market for rail application developers…

Virtual reality technology helping railway station redevelopment

Rail industry news / 2 September 2016 /

Network Rail is using virtual reality technology to redevelop Liverpool Lime Street station helping to save time, money and improve safety.

The future of train travel for SJ

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 25 August 2016 /

In European Railway Review Issue 5 2016, Crister Fritzson – Chief Executive Officer and President of SJ AB – will be sharing some insights into the history of Sweden’s oldest and largest train operator; its recent developments and plans for the future.


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