There are currently two main technology choices used for
railway radio communications, mobile telephone (GSM/LTE) or Wi-Fi. GSM-R
private networks are used predominately for main line track-to-train voice and
ETCS (European Train Control System) data...
This month we take the title of our editorial from the
address given by George Clark, the new President of Institution of Railway
Signal Engineers (IRSE), who is right to emphasise that change features...
Seminar programme, arranged and hosted by Rail Engineer, gives Railtex
exhibitors the opportunity to talk about their latest developments to an enquiring
and knowledgeable audience.
last Railtex exhibition, in...
Metal wheels on metal rails have, for almost 200 years,
provided energy-efficient transport due to their low rolling resistance and
effective load bearing.
That apart, today’s railways bear little resemblance...
At a recent IRSE section event in Birmingham, Tim Lane,
principal strategy and innovation manager, Network Rail Telecom (NRT), gave a
presentation on Network Rail’s latest innovations in telecommunications and how
these may be applied...
For ten years, the innovation conference run by the Railway
Industry Association (RIA) has gone from strength to strength and, in 2018, won
the Trade Association Forum’s best conference award. This year, it attracted...
The safe operation and signalling of single-line railways
are crucial as any head-on crash between two trains is potentially
catastrophic. Incidents of this nature are thankfully very rare as the systems
devised to allow only...
UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Industry,
has released a new vision paper on digitalisation that aims to bring the
European rail supply industry’s views and objectives into the centre of the