All articles by 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.

Peter Nilson


French short-haul ban only possible thanks to rail

France has implemented a ban on domestic short-haul air routes. The decision is only made possible by the country’s history of investment in high-speed rail.

Rail à la mode: Future Rail 98 out now!

How the railway can offset the French short-haul flight ban, Russian sanctions impacting rail, and more

London lines up: Future Rail 97 out now!

In this issue: the launch of London’s Elizabeth Line, Tokyu Railways’ sustainability success, integrating rail and air ticketing, and more.

The art of the Elizabeth Line gives stations an identity

The Crossrail project created a unique opportunity for public art on the Elizabeth Line 

The Elizabeth Line has the capacity to give London breathing room

The Elizabeth Line will help Londoners’ mobility in the city, even if they don’t use it.

Railways step up for Ukraine: Future Rail 95 out now

In this issue: how European railways helped Ukraine refugees, Coventry’s very light rail, biodiversity around stations, and more.

Eurostar offers free travel to Ukraine nationals

Eurostar has confirmed that it will offer free tickets to Ukrainian nationals travelling to London with a valid UK visa.

European railways’ response to Ukraine conflict

Rail operators in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries have played a vital part in the safe movement of refugees.

Maersk, MSC halt container shipping to and from Russia

Following speculation, shipping giants A.P. Moller-Maersk and MSC both confirm suspension of Russia shipping.