Technology

The International Railway Summit reunion breakfast held on September 22 in Berlin produced a lively debate on digitisation and what the rail industry needs to do to realise the benefits…
GERMAN Rail (DB) and Siemens are launching a one-year pilot project to predict servicing and maintenance requirements for DB’s class 407 ICE 3 trains supplied by Siemens.
AN onboard optical-fibre track monitoring system developed by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is being installed on the two original lines of the Singapore metro.
THE Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at Britain’s University of Huddersfield has unveiled a new 150-tonne bogie test rig, which it says is the only one of its type in…
THE University of Huddersfield Institute of Railway Research (IRR) is working with Siemens to develop a sensor system which could turn any rail vehicle into a track monitor to inspect…
Systems are already available which can improve asset utilisation, cut operating costs, reduce the incidence of derailments, and improve efficiency. Ben Crowe and Maggie Hopkins from Wi-Tronix states the case…
A team from Tokyo Metro and Chiba Institute of Technology have used data mining techniques to develop an algorithm to identify primary delays which occur frequently and have a big…
BRITISH design agency PriestmanGoode has unveiled two train seating concepts which seek to maximise capacity and comfort for passengers on services which frequently suffer from overcrowding.
Operators must continue to innovate in order to deliver first class services if they are to keep up with continually rising passenger expectations. Jeremy Long, the chief executive officer of…
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Messe Berlin, the organiser of the InnoTrans railway exhibition which took place in Berlin from September 20-23, says the event attracted 144,470 trade visitors - an…
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