The Modi government in India plans to refurbish 400 railway stations by private investors but only 15-20 projects will be available in the first phase.
Rail Safety Week is challenging all primary schools in Australia to... write and illustrate a book! Challenge Write and illustrate a children’s picture book about a safe rail journey using the theme “Rail Safety: It’s everyone’s responsibility”. Entries
Plotr, a UK careers website, has launched an online portal and game, A Better Connected Future – Transport Careers, so 11-24-year-olds can find out what it’s really like to work in the transport industry.
UIC has announced the 1st UIC Digital Awards competition. The idea is to invite start-ups with innovative digital solutions for the railway sector to present their projects to a panel of judges.
The 2016 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Rail Transportation will be held at The University of Birmingham on 23-25 August 2016.
BRAIN-TRAINS is a research project that deals with rail freight intermodality, and the extent to which it can be made successful, under market, society and policy-making challenges, and analyzing how intermodality contributes to answering these challenges.
InnoTrans is an international trade fair for transport technology. It is divided into the five segments:
Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT) organises an International Scientific and Practical Conference “Development Trends in Transport Systems” (TranSysTrends). The conference takes place on 26 and 27th September in Moscow, Russia.
Career opportunities in the railway sector are very wide and spread across various groups of jobs, from administration and economics to infrastructure and operations.
One of our first Railway Talents’ Ambassadors is Dr Borna Abramovic from University of Zagreb, Croatia who specialises in railway management. We met Borna in mid June at RailNewcastle Talks 2016 to find out his thoughts on this year’s event and Railway Talents’ Ambassadors.
Railway sector is not only about rail engineering and rail operations, but also about rail research in terms of infrastructure, vehicles, systems, travel behaviour... and much more!
Have you ever wondered how to find out what railway jobs are really all about?