All articles by Heidi Vella

Heidi Vella

Will 5G create new cyber threats to global railways?

Huawei and China Mobile recently launched 5G at Shanghai’s Hongqiao Railway Station, which will allow passengers to download a 2GB high-definition film in less than 20 seconds. However, the move has raised concerns about how this new network may play into the growing trend of rail and metro cyber-attacks.

Energy Floors – Russian railways harness passenger power

Russia has struck up a partnership to become the first country to harness energy from the footfall of its busiest stations. The company believes that technology, based on their already popular Sustainable Dance Floor, is now ready to be scaled up for much larger applications, but how does it work, and are we likely to see other countries snapping up the technology?