What’s in store for the UK’s big rail fare shake-up?
The Department for Transport recently announced far-reaching changes to UK rail fares in an attempt to make it easier for passengers to buy the cheapest tickets. Trials on selected routes are due to start in May and could lead to the most radical overhaul of the fares system in more than 30 years.
A digital railway: is it cyber secure?
Railways are becoming ‘connected’, as operators and infrastructure managers move forward with a number of digital projects, designed to bring the industry into the 21st century. However, does this leave rail exposed to cyber-attacks?
What can California learn from European HSR hubs?
San Francisco-based urban designer Luca Giaramidaro has travelled through many of Europe’s best high-speed rail hubs on a fact-finding mission to see what California can learn to support its own high-speed project.
Future Rail: Issue 48
In this issue: Onboard Japan’s luxury sleeper, China’s high-speed rail transfer policy and direct rail freight for the UK, the unlikely success of monorails, GE’s trainsets for India, Stuttgart’s new station, and more.
Liverpool to Hull via the world’s fastest tube?
The Northern Powerhouse could be served by 300mph Maglev underground trains in the future, according to a bold plan from Direct City Networks.