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With India’s railway network suffering from overcapacity, the railway is exploring methods to improve efficiency, as Abhay Sharma, with Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS), explains.
Alex Froom, director with Zipabout, Britain, explains why it is vital for railways to enhance their communication skills with passengers if they want to improve customer satisfaction and remain competitive.
A new wagon tracking system is promising to revolutionise VTG’s European wagon fleet operations management, and its business offering. Kevin Smith spoke with VTG and the inventor of the system,…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
KEOLIS, a subsidiary of French National Railways (SNCF), has signed a five-year deal with Canada’s Institute for Data Valorisation (Ivado) to share and analyse Big Data to help develop innovative…
TESTING has started in the Dutch province of Utrecht with the helloGo app, which will enable passengers to plan, book and purchase tickets using a single app for all modes…
BRAZILIAN rail freight and logistics operator Rumo has signed an agreement with GE Transportation for the installation of GE’s Trip Optimizer energy management system on its locomotive fleet.
The European Railway Industry Association (Unife) published a position paper on railway digitalisation last month, which highlights the steps which need to be taken for the railway industry to keep…
SIEMENS has made what it describes as a “strategic equity investment” in predictive locomotive maintenance specialist Wi-Tronix, United States. While both companies have agreed not to release details of the…
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans to build a hydrogen fuel cell and battery powered 300kW broad-gauge locomotive, and Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi has invited tenders by November 22 for components for…
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