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Digitalisation of rail freight was one of the hot topics under discussion at the UIC’s Global Rail Freight Conference in Genoa, Italy, in June. Digitalisation has the potential to improve…
ATTENDANCE at the UIC’s sixth Global Rail Freight Conference in Genoa, Italy, in June, was below that of previous events, which is a shame because the content was excellent. In…
THE International Union of Railway (UIC) has named Mr François Davenne as its new director general while Mr Renato Mazzoncini, CEO of Italian state Railways (FS), has accepted an offer…
HIGH-SPEED rail is having a growing impact on both transport and the wider economy as the number of lines in operation steadily increases. It is a driver of railway technology…
THE International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) have signed a memorandum of understanding outlining how the two organisations can develop closer cooperation and…
ACCORDING to the International Union of Railways’ (UIC) annual report on railway accidents in Europe, in 2016, 52% of accidents were caused by trespassing, and 24% by accidents at level…
THE Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) will supersede GSM-R as the industry’s standard telecommunications system in the 2020s, potentially bringing “game-changing” capability. But as Keith Barrow reports from Paris,…
IRJ at the UIC World Conference on Rail Transport Telecoms, Paris: Key European rail bodies have stressed that the industry will need to make a clear and robust case for…
This year’s International Railway Summit staged by IRJ focussed on some of the subjects of key concern to the railway industry namely the huge changes taking place in the European…
THE International Union of Railways (UIC) is protesting strongly against a unilateral decision by the European Pallet Association (EPAL) to terminate an agreement for the exchange of freight pallets which…
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