Technology

“YOU need to think like you are the Google of transport, or you will be dead.”
GERMAN Rail (DB) has inaugurated its first digital interlocking (DSTW) at Annaberg-Buchholz, on the Chemnitz - Cranzahl line in southeastern Germany.
BOMBARDIER has awarded a contract to Turbo Power Systems, Britain, to equip the fleet of 680 1992 stock cars operating on London Underground’s Central Line with new auxiliary power supply…
Italy has bold plans to update its key signalling infrastructure with some of the latest available technology, including high-density ETCS and Ersat EAV satellite signalling. Maurizio Gentile, CEO of Italian…
THE German Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is set to provide Siemens and RWTH Aachen with €12m to support research into a next-generation of fuel cells.
Network Rail has developed a new desktop-based asset viewing application, which is providing users with an enhanced view of railway infrastructure while aiding decision making and project planning. Kevin Smith…
Cross-industry cooperation on multimodal mobility platforms is critical for success but is proving a challenge. Francois Lanquetot, partner, and Frank Nosbers, senior consultant at BearingPoint, Germany, reveal the results of…
Bernard Tabary, international CEO of Keolis Group, talks to Keith Barrow.
Automatic Train Operation has been widely used on metro lines for decades, but the technology is now starting to unlock benefits in more challenging main line environments. Keith Barrow reports…
A new-generation Plasser & Theurer hybrid infrastructure maintenance machine has visited the Rail Tec Arsenal (RTA) climatic chamber in Vienna for extreme temperature testing.
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