All articles by Peter Nilson

Peter Nilson


Peter Nilson is the editor of Future Rail, Airport Industry Review, and Ship Technology Global. He was previously the editor of the Just Food and Just Drinks digital magazines. He enjoys long walks on the beach and talking about the weather.

The top 10 fastest high-speed trains in Europe

Since the development of the TGV, high-speed rail in Europe has steadily expanded. But what are the fastest high-speed trains in Europe?

A leadership blueprint for rail megaprojects

Beth West, interim CEO of East West Railway Company, and Nick Petschek, MD at Kotter, share their insights of leading major capital projects

The most expensive rail construction projects in 2023 

In total, 250 rail construction projects broke ground in 2023, with a combined capital investment of almost $250bn

The technology fuelling India’s rapid transit transformation 

Antonio Colla, global railway marketing and sales manager at ABB, explains what it takes to power the world’s fourth longest metro operation.

Staying on track? Railway industry predictions for 2024

Ticketing reform, reliable timetables, and electrification are all top themes that dominate our 2024 railway industry predictions.

What can we learn from TfL’s open loop success? 

Aaron White, UK business development director at Cubic Transportation Systems, considers London’s open loop transport system as a blueprint.

“I don’t see a future where this doesn’t exist”: Intramotev CEO

Intramotev CEO on the company’s autonomous electric rail freight solution and future applications for the technology.

Blueprints for success: Future Rail 105 is out now!

In this issue: the future of station design, new autonomous tech, international rail freight, and more.

ABB and Titagarh confirm India partnership

The partnership is already underway with an order for propulsion equipment and TCMS placed for metro coaches in Gujarat.

Akiem orders 30 Newag Dragon-2 electric locomotives

The total order, which includes an option for 50 additional locos, could reach a value of Є500m.