This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
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Crucial to a great performing rail organisation is the well-being of the workforce behind the service. Whether front-line staff, train drivers, track workers, engineers, technicians or top-level management, having a safe, motivated and skilled workforce is imperative for an organisation working in the rail sector.
What are the trends and challenges facing rail’s workforce and how is the industry moving forward to support and develop its employees?
The trial will test how effective the use of body cameras is in further improving the safety of Transport for Wales' passengers and staff.
In an interview for Global Railway Review, Katarzyna Kucharek, Chief Executive Officer of the PKP Group Foundation, shares her experience of Poland’s evolving rail industry and, in particular, her admiration for those who work in the sector.
Stephanie Klecha, Head of Digital Services at Porterbrook, speaks to our Editor, Craig Waters, with her views on making rail more attractive for passengers, data-sharing, the importance of empowering the workforce, and how industry collaboration is key to rail’s future success.
The funding contract will help XRAIL to deliver its maintenance requirements for its Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway contract.
The new depot will allow Northern to streamline its maintenance processes, subsequently improving UK rail performance and punctuality.
As part of the UK's National Apprenticeship Week, Northern has launched its search for new apprentices, including 16 engineering technicians.
Heald will bring his experience of significant projects in the US and Canada to Network Rail Consulting's New York office.
Philippe Citro?n, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that there are several factors the rail industry must focus on during 2020 to prove the value of rail transport and its potential to support a sustainable, interoperable, digital and integrated mobility system.
GTR will offer 150 additional apprenticeship places, rising to a total of 300, following receiving accreditation from the Education Skills Funding Agency.
In an interview with Global Railway Review, Richard Scott, Partnerships and Strategy Director for the West Coast Partnership, reflects on the last few weeks since the launch of Avanti West Coast services in the UK, and explains what the operator will focus on, going forward, to deliver a better passenger…
Deborah Merrens will begin in her new role as CCO at Eurotunnel Le Shuttle from 28 February 2020, following her predecessor stepping down in late 2019.