Topic: Train driver

Deutsche Bahn settles conflict with union GDL

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the Union of German Locomotive Drivers (GDL) have agreed on a collective agreement. After multiple strikes, this settles the collective bargaining conflict with the union. DB will give employees two corona...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

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

SBB lacks train drivers due to corona crisis

Swiss national railway operator SBB is not able to relaunch its normal schedule. The company lacks train drivers due to some delays, caused by the corona crisis, in its recruitment and training campaigns. SBB will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko