Global Railway Review Issue 2 2020
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.
Included in this issue:
- EXPERT VIEW:
Railway operations during COVID-19, by?Libor Lochman, Executive Director, CER
Infrastructure surveys from the sky, by?Sean Leahy, National Aerial Survey Specialist, Network Rail
- LOOKING AHEAD TO INNOTRANS 2020:
RIA: Fully engaged with InnoTrans 2020, by?Neil Walker, Exports Director, RIA
Leveraging state-of-the-art technology to improve the efficiency of India’s rail network, by?Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain, India’s Ministry of Railways’ Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS)
Building on rail’s popularity with a multimodal approach, by Darren Shirley, Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport
- ROLLING STOCK:
The key role of fleet in rapid passenger demand, by Steve Lammin, Engineering Director, GTR
- ROLLING STOCK:
The WESTbahn way of carrying out maintenance, by Erich Forster, CEO, WESTbahn
- TRACK SYSTEMS:
Increasing the lifespan of rail fastening systems in sandy environments with nano-coating, by?Milad Alizadeh Galdiani, Navid Sabet and Mohamad Ali Mohit, Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI)
- IN-DEPTH FOCUS – LEVEL CROSSING SAFETY:
With articles from: Bram De Saedeleer, Head of Safety and Punctuality Communications and Campaigns, Infrabel; Alain Autruffe, Level Crossing Programme Director, SNCF Réseau; Anne Zwiers, Director of Level Crossings, ProRail; and Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety, UIC.
AND MUCH MORE…!
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Big Data, Cargo, Freight & Heavy-Haul, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Digitalisation, Drones, Infrastructure Developments, InnoTrans, Internet of Things (IoT), Level Crossings, Mobility-as-a-Service (Maas), Operational Performance, Passenger Experience/Satisfaction, Regulation & Legislation, Rolling Stock Maintenance, Rolling Stock Orders/Developments, Safety, Technology & Software
Campaign for Better Transport, Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Infrabel, InnoTrans, International Union of Railways (UIC), Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI), Network Rail, ProRail, Railway Industry Association (RIA), SNCF Réseau, WESTbahn