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  • Raising the Alarm on Cable Theft

    Trackside cable theft is a growing issue both in the UK and internationally. Dr Gareth Evans reports on a growing issue and examines the technology touted to stop operators, networks...

  • Modern Rail Door Systems: An Open and Shut Case

    Whether electric, pneumatic or manual, rail door systems must combine reliability and cost efficiency to be successful. Chris Lo asks Norgren's Mark Densley about the challenges and opportunities in this...

  • Connected Tracks: WiFi on the Rails

    The expansion of onboard WiFi and connectivity on trains is bringing rail travel into the 21st century. We discover how the technologies work and examine prime examples of WiFi's positive...

  • A Winter of Discontent: Ice on the Tracks

    Heavy snowfalls across Europe have become common place in recent years, often grinding rail services to a halt. Liam Stoker uncovers the cause of train delays in the UK and...

  • Green Stations: Signalling the Future

    A new generation of eco-friendly train stations are laying down solid tracks for a sustainable future. With sustainable transport higher on the agenda then ever, Frances Cook looks at a...

  • Making Tracks: A New Era for US Freight

    The US has signalled the start of major improvements to rail freight in the country. Sarah Blackman finds how billion-dollar projects like the Crescent Corridor will help boost the country's...

  • London to Frankfurt to the Future

    Long-standing plans to develop a high-speed rail line stretching from London to Frankfurt are back on track. The successful testing of a Siemens ICE train in the Channel Tunnel in...

  • HVAC On Track: Controlling Onboard Temperatures

    Efficient temperature regulation is becoming a necessity in the face of strong competition and overcrowded carriages. Chris Lo looks into the standards and developments of the rail HVAC market.

  • Interior Design Takes to the Tracks

    Designing railway interiors is all about creating an efficient and joined-up experience for passengers. Frances Penwill-Cook speaks to various transport designers about how to create the best experience for passengers...


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