In this issue: Italy's new high-speed freight service, upcycling in the rail industry,...
Full-stack visual intelligence company PerceptIn has launched a 1,000m visual perception module for semi-autonomous high-speed trains.
Today's rail transport must be fast, efficient and safe. At the same time, it should also provide exceptional comfort and service to its passengers. Modern and complex systems are entering the market that enable train operators to fulfil these requirements.
SenSat has used drone-captured data to map out Phase One of the UK’s High Speed 2 route. How was this milestone achieved, and what could it mean for the future of one of the world’s most controversial high-speed rail projects?
In November, Italian state-owned railway operator Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane inaugurated the world’s first high-speed rail service dedicated to freight, which will run between the southern city of Caserta and Bologna. But despite initial appraisal, some are questioning its limits.
US-based passenger railroad service Amtrak is planning to introduce Acela high-speed trains on the north-east corridor in 2021.
Siemens and Alstom are reportedly planning to make additional divestments to secure merger approval of their rail businesses.
Applications such as on-board internet, communication-based train control and passenger information or entertainment systems require the reliable transmission of ever greater data volumes in trains.
The UK’s Network Rail will spend up to £47bn in the next five years to improve railway services, Thailand seeks private investors for a $40bn upgrade of its rail network. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key news stories from 2018.
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