After the United States, China and Russia, India has the fourth largest rail network in the world, which is now struggling to cope with rising passenger and freight demands. As?Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain from India’s Ministry of Railways’ Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) explain, state-of-the-art technology…
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
Network Rail’s Air Operations Team use a variety of visual and thermal imaging techniques, plus drone technology, to safely and efficiently inspect infrastructure, whilst minimising disruption for passengers. As part of the team, Sean Leahy, National Aerial Survey Specialist, explains the work involved in gathering images and data, and the…
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
9 April 2020 | By Konux
This webinar, in association with KONUX, will highlight how state-of-the-art technology must be explored further to ensure rail is tomorrow’s mobility of choice.
OpenSpace's real-time passenger movement system can be adapted to monitor passengers and ensure that COVID-19 social distancing guidance is being adhered to.
In February 2020, the UK government forged a 5G partnership with Chinese firm Huawei, which is expected to bolster the cyber infrastructure. While many continue to debate the risks, the rail industry is expected to reap the rewards — and commuters everywhere will be delighted.
ZTR and BlackBerry's new digital solution aims to increase operational efficiency for railcar owners, operators and suppliers.
3 April 2020 | By Nokia
This webinar, in association with Nokia, will help you to understand FRMCS and how it can be the foundation for railway digitalisation.
Due to the continuation of declines in rail freight volumes, Latvian Railways has revised its intentions to implement its planned and ongoing projects.
Network Rail's first digital railway takes major step forward with the announcement of Siemens and Atkins as project partners.
The new video system aims to improve safety and performance by reporting vegetation risks on Welsh railways.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Nokia have completed a proof of concept trial to help define radio frequency for the new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standard.
Passenger counting and facial recognition technology is being tested in South Africa in a bid to combat rising vandalism and theft to the country’s rail assets. Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch give more details about the project, which is soon to enter live field trials.
The contract will see the design, delivery and management of a new digital private cloud platform as part of Network Rail's ongoing digital transformation.
The planning, scheduling and risk reporting software will work to ensure the successful delivery of the Rail Baltica project.