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  • Will maglev ever become mainstream?

    First developed in the 1940s by British engineer Eric Laithwaite, magnetic levitation technology has so far failed to reach the transportation mainstream. Can new projects in Japan and China help...

  • How WiFi data is improving tube journeys

    A pilot programme to collect depersonalised WiFi data across London’s tube network has revealed information that could be used to reduce crowding and prioritise areas for investment. The data could...

  • A railway’s role in the modern Smart City

    As cities around us transform and become more connected and digitalised, the expectation for public transportation is to follow through in every respect. From cutting-edge technology to comfort, safety, reliability...

  • Saving Cape Town’s public transport

    Every day, Cape Town’s activity is brought to a frustrating standstill due to excruciating delays on its public rail network. Metrorail’s subpar performance has imperilled the viability of entire businesses,...

  • An inside look at Australia’s new rail plan

    In September, a delegation from the Australasian Railway Association came to Australia’s Parliament to promote its new framework for supporting the development of the country’s railway industry. What does the...

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