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  • Outsourcing in Rail: A Matter of Trust

    Chris Lo talks to François Prénovost of rail services contractor RailTerm to discuss rail outsourcing. He explains how subcontracting doesn't always mean substandard.

  • Constructing Railways for the Arctic

    A cold climate research project into railway construction materials for the arctic may prove key to Alaska's future. Frances Penwill-Cook speaks to Michigan Tech's Dr. Pasi Lautala, a driving force...

  • The Inside Track on Rail Interiors

    Modern passengers expect more from their trains than simply being transported from A to B. From entertainment and aesthetics to information and security, Chris Lo uncovers the latest trends in...

  • California Rail: The Silicon Valley Railroad

    California's high-speed rail is offering hope for more than commuters. Those in Silicon Valley, as Phil Thane finds, are hoping high-speed will help high-tech as contracts come in and cashed-up...

  • Transport Options for the Future

    University research is vital to the advancement of clean technology and transport management systems. Frances Penwill-Cook looks at some of the innovative technologies being developed to improve road and rail...

  • Eurostar’s Freight Expectations

    Eurotunnel has recently announced its intention to run a high-speed freight service through the Channel Tunnel. Gareth Evans speaks to John Keefe, head of Eurotunnel communications, to find out more...

  • Rounding Up Europe’s Rail Disasters

    When two trains collided in February 2010, the accident was hailed as the worst Belgium had seen in decades. In recent years, European countries have experienced accidents with a range...

  • Fire Protection of Rolling Stock

    Rail accidents, while rare, almost always have catastrophic results. Following one of the biggest rail accidents in Europe, we take a look at some of the major risk areas that...


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