RailTech 2015: Where technology meets the market!

RailTech opening

The organisation of RailTech 2015 looks back at a very succesful event with more than 4.500 visitors from 14 different countries. We want to thank all the visitors and railway professionals who have made RailTech a big succes! The 11th edition of RailTech will take place on 28, 29 and 30 March 2017.

RailTech was the first joint event of ProMedia Group en Europoint. During RailTech Europoint CEO Johan Haarhuis officially passed the baton to ProMedia Group CEO Joan Blaas.

Enhancing capacity by removing bottlenecks in rail, Rail Technology Conferences Paris

SNCF, werkzaamheden, spoor
The railway sector is constantly looking to improve the performance of railway and rolling stock to create more capacity. For example, how can we deal with bottlenecks such as wheel/rail interface and switches? At the... Read more
03.07.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Young Innovation Award

Video of Young Innovation Award Ceremony

At RailTech 2015 there was Young Innovation Award for the young railway professionals with the best solutions for issues of the railway sector. Watch the video here: Read more
30.03.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Innovation Award

Video of the Innovation Award ceremony

GeoNext has won the Innovation Award at RailTech 2015 with a video measuring system. Watch the video here: Read more
30.03.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Movares, Innovation Award

Nominees for the Rail-Tech award announced

The organisation of Rail-Tech 2015 has announced the ten nominations for the Innovation Award. The Innovation Award goes to a company with innovative ideas or solutions for the railway sector. The nominees will present their... Read more
05.03.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Network Rail, werkzaamheden spoor

Network Rail wants zero fatal accidents during track works

There are still too many accidents involving trackside workers in the United Kingdom. Between 2009 and 2014, three trackside workers lost their lives while working on the tracks. In order to reduce the number of... Read more
03.03.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Baanwerker, werkzaamheden, spoor, rails

Encourage discussion about unsafe situations in railway industry

Although everyone understands the value and necessity of rules for rail safety, in practice they can still be broken by rail companies. This can have disastrous consequences for the security of both passengers and rail workers... Read more
11.02.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Thalys, hogesnelheidstrein

“Looking over the borders for the ERTMS implementation”

In implementing ERTMS, the safety system, it’s not only problems in the Netherlands that need to be resolved – a look over the borders is also needed.  ‘’Each country in Europe has opted for a... Read more
26.01.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Pier Eringa, ProRail, directeur

Pier Eringa appointed CEO of ProRail

Pier Eringa (53) will be ProRail’s new CEO from April 1. Eringa is currently Chairman of the Albert Schweitzer hospital in Dordrecht and his previous roles include those of Chief of Police, Director of Public... Read more
26.01.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel
Jean Philippe de Rek Thales Transportation Systems

Train station’s link-up role underestimated in shutting Public Transport turn-styles

In the plans to shut the ‘OV-chipcard’ (the Dutch travel card for public transport) turn-styles we underestimated how a metro station plays a different role to a train station. So says Jean Philippe de Rek,... Read more
26.01.15 | Post a comment | by: Marieke van Gompel