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All articles by Joe Baker

  1. Creating a train station in virtual reality with MTR Crossrail

    The strength of a new railway depends not only on fancy new infrastructure and trains, but on competent staff keeping…
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    11 Sep
  2. The benefits of bringing mobile connectivity to the London Underground

    Since opening in 1863, the London Underground has expanded to become one of the most iconic metros in the world….
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    8 Aug
  3. Behind the scenes: Spain’s high-speed railway

    Over the past few decades, high-speed rail has penetrated European countries at an increasingly rapid pace, enhancing connectivity between regions…
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    7 Aug
  4. The great tree clearance: does Network Rail need to grow up?

    For UK rail infrastructure owner Network Rail, managing vegetation alongside train tracks is vital to ensure smooth and safe railway…
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    28 Jun
  5. Experts weigh in: how can the UK improve its rail fare system?

    With delays and cancellations pummelling the reputation of UK rail operators in June, what better time to ask passengers their…
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    26 Jun
  6. Will the UK ever get electrification back on track?

    Faced with growing pressure to reduce carbon emissions, European countries are increasingly making moves to power their trains with electricity…
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    13 Jun
  7. Timeline: 165 years of history on Indian Railways

    Despite beginning life as a by-product of British colonial rule, India’s railways have come to define and shape the country…
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    12 Jun
  8. Tracking cargo: the next step for rail freight operators?

    In recent years, a reduced growth in international trade and declines in heavy freight, such as coal and steel, have…
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    7 Jun
  9. The best apps for rail passengers

    With the global number of smartphone users forecast to hit 2.87 billion by 2020, app creators are constantly looking for…
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    16 May
  10. Financial trouble at TfL: can it stay afloat?

    With London’s population surging to 8.8 million in 2017 and set to increase even further, continued investment from industry body…
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    14 May

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