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Financing available for innovative projects in railway construction

Innovators from across the UK are invited to submit proposals for the 'Innovation in Rail Construction' competition. £7.


Combined Transport Booking Platform Gets Funding

The German Federal Ministry of Digital Technology and Transport has provided funding to the Future of Rail Freight Transport program to accelerate the development of Modility, a combined transport booking platform.


AI improves damaged rail detection

Logistics company Rumo has introduced an advanced AI damaged rail detection system to improve detection accuracy and reduce false alarms.


Nexxiot to digitize Innofreight freight wagons

The Swiss startup Nexxiot has been selected as the supplier of the technical solution that will ensure the digitalization of the entire rolling stock fleet of Innofreight.


Hitachi Rail digitizes SNCF and Eurostar trains

Hitachi Rail has won two contracts to supply its on-board digital technology to trains operated by SNCF and Eurostar. The scope of the contracts includes the installation of digital signaling on trains operated by operators on French national and cross-border railway networks.


Rethinking train interiors for sustainability

PriestmanGoode has unveiled Green Carriage, a set of train interior design concepts designed to "’push boundaries for greener systems and processes across the entire interior, rethinking what a future interior can be’" Railway Supply writes about this with reference to the Railway Gazette.


Contract signed for ERTMS digital signaling for the Italian railway network

Italian Railways (RFI) has selected a consortium led by Hitachi Rail to develop and supply ERTMS digital signaling on a 1,885 km railway network in central and northern Italy.


Increasing rail freight safety through AI

Camco Technologies' proprietary OCR-based hardware and software for registering containers, trailers, platforms and wagons is the most efficient on the market.


CFL is about to create a digital twin of its rail network

The national railway company of Luxembourg (CFL) became the first company in the country to receive ISO 19650 certification, paving the way for the development of an integrated digital twin of the entire railway network.


AI to optimize Transpennine Route Upgrade planning

Upgrade project for the low-capacity and very slow railway in the north of the UK between York and Manchester (TPU) is using nPlan's forecasting and risk management software to reduce optimism and salience biases in its project schedule forecasts.


ÖBB commissioned the first wind turbine

The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has put into operation a wind power plant that generates energy for train traction. A wind turbine with a height of about 200 m, a rotor diameter of 112 m and a capacity of 3 MW is located in Höflein (Lower Austria).
Camco Rail OCR


Use of digitalization and artificial intelligence at border crossings

The development of multimodal transport corridors and digitalization of transit and border crossing procedures are crucial elements of sustainable connectivity for landlocked developing countries.