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.
Australia’s rail infrastructure and operations, which boasts the heaviest and longest trains in the world, continues to underpin the success and efficiency of our resources sector.
The railway industry is changing.
HSR Asia 2017, a 2-day event addressed to the high speed rail industry players, will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2017.
TRAKO, a bi-annual rail industry meeting in Poland, will take place in September. The programme includes presentation of the state of the art in transport systems and railway infrastructure in Poland, Europe and round the world.
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.