Technology

RBH Logistics chooses RailCube software package

RBH Logistics GmbH (RBH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn Cargo AG, has licensed the full RailCube software package to manage their rail freight operations. With this, the railway company wants to increase process...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Shift2Rail announces call for proposals 2021

Shift2Rail has opened submissions for two projects in a call for proposals. It includes the further development of Digital Automated Coupling, and measuring the impact of research & innovation (R&I) on the railway sector in...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Software solution for tight fit UK gauge

UK-based rail gauging experts D/Gauge are set to release their new ‘Rift’ software package to the industry at large. The Derby headquartered specialists say the clearance assessment software will transform the safety-critical and commercially-sensitive process....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Brake vans shunted into history

The brake van, a relic of Victorian railway technology which has not been seen in active service for over thirty years, has finally been written out of railway operations. Updates to freight operating instructions have...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

VTG uses Brake Monitoring System on its wagons

VTG Rail Europe embraces innovation in transportation through a new collaboration with Siemens Mobility. The logistics company will start using the Brake Monitoring System (BMS) in a test period that will last for a year,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Is the UK heading for a nationwide rail dispute?

UK’s union that represents rail, maritime and transport workers (RMT), has expressed concern over the long-term reductions in the passenger timetable. This would mean workers are made redundant, and this in turn will affect all...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Freightliner goes large for aggregates…again

The UK operator Freightliner, part of the American-owned Genesee & Wyoming corporation, has successfully completed a trial running of another ‘Jumbo’ aggregates service between the Peak District and London for customers Tarmac. At nearly 4000...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton