Majorie van Leijen speaks at RailFreight Summit 2019

Networking for the rail freight sector

Trailer traffic through Denmark, rising container prices on the New Silk Road, digital coupling and more capacity for freight. They all have in common that they are shaping the rail freight industry in 2021. And,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Avril 363 train, Talgo

Talgo Avril reaches record of 363 km/h

A Talgo Avril high-speed train, developed and manufactured by Talgo in Spain, has reached a key milestone this week: it has exceeded 360 kilometres per hour. The train’s new record was reached between Valladolid and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Digital twin for Scotland’s rail network

Network Rail has appointed Netherlands-based Fugro to deliver a gauging survey and a digital twin of Scotland’s railway. The contract will see the company complete a new and up to date record of gauging clearance...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Finland introduces new train driver assistance

Starting this spring, Finnish operator VR introduces a Driver Assistance System (DAS) that assists the locomotive drivers in passenger and freight trains. Using machine learning, the DAS helps to optimise train driving, increase energy efficiency,...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts