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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. East Coast Main Line: inside the UK’s first intercity digital railway

    The East Coast Main Line (ECML) from London to Edinburgh has been the scene of many historic achievements during its…
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    4 Aug
  2. The fifth element: how 5G is set to revolutionise the railways

    Jochen Apel is responsible for Nokia’s business in the transportation segment, including the development of significant business in emerging industries…
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    7 Jul
  3. Q&A: growing rail freight in Europe

    Conor Feighan is secretary-general at the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA), which represents private and independent railway companies from across…
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    2 Jun
  4. HS2: what questions remain to be answered?

    What is High Speed 2 (HS2)? In February, Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the go-ahead for the High Speed 2…
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    21 Apr
  5. Pulling together: can US railways collaborate to meet the demand for freight?

    The freight rail industry in North America finds itself at a crossroads. Where it chooses to go from here will…
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    18 Dec
  6. Bug out: troubleshooting software delays on London’s Crossrail project

    Just over a year ago, in August 2018, Crossrail Ltd announced that the central section of the new east-west line…
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    10 Dec
  7. Cool runnings: is white paint the perfect solution to overheated tracks?

    From the deployment of digital twins that replicate critical rail assets and improve train timetabling, to improved, condition-based maintenance using…
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    4 Dec
  8. Watching the clock: can AI help with train timetabling?

    It was in 2002, while at the University of Michigan, that Dr Michael Grieves wrote about bridging the gap between…
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    28 Nov
  9. Outside the box: can the US rail freight sector avoid a boxcar shortage?

    In the years after the American Civil War in the late 19th century, and on to the Great Depression of…
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    31 Oct
  10. US rail freight: securing the future of an economic engine

    “The chief business of the American people is business.” Nearly a century on, US President Calvin Coolidge’s famous maxim still…
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    9 Oct
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