Rail Delivery Group has announced that Railcard App will be available soon in the UK. The app will be just another option for rail customers in the UK to have their discount railcard displayed as they will be able to choose between a paper or plastic Railcard or an app version of the card.
In April 2017 DB launched their Open Data competition, which closes on Friday 28th July 2017. The idea is for people to submit apps, visualisations and prototypes for new services created using open data.
On 17th July 2017 the UK Government confirmed companies that will be awarded HS2 Phase One contracts.
We are extremely happy to announce that a book on ‘Sustainable Rail Transport’, published by Springer and written by many of the RailUniNet (Global Network of Railway Universities supported by UIC) members, is now available.
The next edition of HackTrain Hackathon in the UK will take place in November 2017. A 3-day train journey across the UK + EU is likely to attract 100+ developers, designers and entrepreneurs who create tools such as websites and apps to solve the rail industry's biggest challenges.
The Sixth International Human Factors Rail Conference will be held in London between 6 and 9 November 2017.
Location: Paris, UIC HQ
Rail Research Association in the UK (RRUKA), which is a partnership between UK's rail industry and universities, is having their 6th Annual Conference which will take place in London on 16th November 2017.
Have you ever wondered who designs trains or how can a train run in very cold conditions? Well, if you are interested to learn the railway basics but haven’t got much time to spend, Alstom has something for you.
Despite the fact that we live in the XXI century and the current progress with technology is beyond anyone’s expectations, most of the railway courses or degrees around the world are still being offered as traditional classroom-based courses.
Looking to widen your horizons in rail research? Wondering what scientists and researchers can still contribute to the field? Have a look at our (random) selection of 5 recently published original papers on rail research.
The rail industry has gathered today to set out a blueprint on how technology can address challenges facing Britain’s railway.