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                    The infrastructure of a railway network is an incredibly complex system. Our infrastructure content focuses on a variety of topics including the construction of new rail lines, the maintenance and modernisation of existing lines, projects and developments to ensure infrastructure is safe and efficient, and in-depth looks at the vital components that make up infrastructure including track systems, i.e. switches, crossings, sleepers, ballast, etc.

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                    Leveraging state-of-the-art technology to improve the efficiency of India’s rail network

                    16 April 2020 | By ,

                    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 three myths of stone wool usage on railways busted

                    15 April 2020 | By

                    Not all stone wool is the same. You’ll quickly realise that if you try using a piece of stone wool insulation to control the powerful vibrations on a rail track. Alejandro Berdon, Technical Manager of Rockdelta by Lapinus (part of the ROCKWOOL Group), explains the three common myths about stone…

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                    Network Rail’s infrastructure monitoring surveys from the sky

                    15 April 2020 | By

                    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…

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                    Global Railway Review Issue 2 2020

                    14 April 2020 | By

                    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.

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