There is only few days left to the 2nd Railway Talents event, which takes place along the WCRR in Milan, Italy. Programme for the day includes workshops and networking as well as an offical launch of the Railway Talents' Ambassadors scheme.
After 3 months of refurbishment a new coach with an extra large space for bicycles went back on track in Ukraine last week. The coach is a part of an electric train, which travels between Lviv and Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains.
There are only three weeks left to submit abstracts to the 4th UIC World Congress on Rail Training (WCRT) 2017 “Unite, Inspire, Connect”, which will take place in April 2017 in Germany. Deadline for the call for abstracts is 10th June 2016.
Transport Focus, a UK-based organisation monitoring transport, has just published a report on "Passenger perceptions of personal security on the railway".
11th World Congress on Railway Research 2016
HackTrain Showcase conference takes place on 1st June 2016 in London, UK.
2nd Talent event will take place along WCRR 2016 in Milan, Italy.
The railway community, road safety advocates, international institutions, academics and researchers will meet again to officially launch the 8th edition of The International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) in June. The event will be jointly hosted by:
Career opportunities in the railway sector are very wide and spread across various groups of jobs, from administration and economics to infrastructure and operations.
In mid-March 2016, the Polytechnic School of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) – Brazil – celebrated its 119th anniversary and paid tribute to the centenary of one of the most important railway professionals in Brazil: Professor Vasco de Azevedo Neto (1916-2010).
Railway and Metro companies, as any other mode of transport, are relaying heavily on IT teachnology to communicate with passengers and potential customers.
Graffitti on trains? Oh yes, it is still a common problem for the railways across the world.