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Julian Turner

Julian Turner is a regular feature contributor to NRI Digital's websites, covering renewable energy and growth within power markets, offshore oil drilling, and the market for new and sustainable hydrocarbons, as well as reporting on the aerospace, defence, transport and packaging industries.Julian began his career as a feature writer at IPC Media, before joining the BBC as a staff news and feature writer for the corporation's commercial web operation. In 2003, he joined News International as a sub-editor working across eight national newspaper and magazine titles, at the same time contributing features in a freelance capacity to various national publications.Julian was senior TV editor at Global Listings, a television specialist media company, before joining Progressive Digital Media in 2011 as chief sub-editor. He currently works as a sub-editor and feature writer across Global Trade Media's portfolio of international B2B titles, and contributes blogs to The New Statesman.

All articles by Julian Turner

  1. Tunnel vision: does HS2’s Y-shaped plan really work for the North?

    Alistair Lenczner is director of Expedition Engineering based in London. He has a background working across engineering and architecture, and…
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    30 Jul
  2. Changing tracks: the freight rail wagons of the future

    In April, a consortium of DB Cargo – the Rail Freight Business Unit of Deutsche Bahn and the largest rail…
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    9 Jul
  3. Lines of data: using IIoT and AI to improve predictive rail maintenance

    From the opening of the first line from Tokyo to Yokohama in 1872 through to the shinkansen bullet trains of…
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    2 Jul
  4. Commuter Rail Coalition: the voice of US commuter railroads

    KellyAnne Gallagher is a public transportation policy professional and strategic advisor currently serving as the executive director of the Commuter…
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    25 Jun
  5. Transporting LNG by rail: Trump’s new challenge for the US freight sector

    Just before 01.00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 6 July 2013, an unmanned 72-car freight train carrying crude oil began…
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    16 Jun
  6. Inside Deutsche Bahn’s advanced TrainLab testing vehicle

    The remarkable journey of the modern railway industry from its humble beginnings in the 19th century, to the bullet trains…
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    30 Apr
  7. Waterloo and Derby: what can we learn from successful rail projects?

    Of all the words in the business lexicon that have suffered from overuse, ‘collaboration’ must be a contender for the…
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    9 Apr
  8. Shining example: will solar PV power the railways of the future?

    In 2014 in Bern, Switzerland, to relatively little fanfare, Bankset Energy installed the first-ever solar panel on a rail track,…
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    4 Apr
  9. Fetch.AI and the UK rail network’s digital revolution

    It began, curiously enough, with a bet. In 1804, the industrialist Samuel Homfray, benefactor of the British engineer, inventor and…
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    7 Feb
  10. Is the UK ready for radical change on the railways?

    The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines ‘revolution’ as a “fundamental reconstruction”. Is this what Transport Secretary Chris Grayling had in mind…
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    6 Dec
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