Future Rail Magazine Issue 61

Issue 61 | May 2018

In this issue: Trouble for Tokyo’s commuters, implementing positive train control, the UK diesel phase-out, Alstom’s station-charging tram, the case for free transit, cross-country tickets, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 60

Issue 60 | April 2018

In this issue: High-speed rail routes winning out over air travel, Jerusalem-Tel Aviv, Northern Powerhouse Rail, 3D printing rail cars, drones for surveying, auctioning first class tickets, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 59

Issue 59 | March 2018

In this issue: Double-decker trains in the UK, Columbia’s Bogotá metro line, training first responders, themed trains, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 58

Issue 58 | February 2018

In this issue: Breaking barriers for wheelchair users, Beijing’s maglev, smart rail, Brenner Base Tunnel, hydrogen-powered trains, solar sleepers, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 57

Issue 57 | January 2018

In this issue: Saving Cape Town’s trains, Amtrak infrastructure, managing night transport, Hyperloop designs, using WiFi for better journeys, commuter input, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Yearbook Issue

Special Issue | Yearbook 2017

In this issue: A look back at the top stories, projects and innovations of 2017, developments to look out for in 2018, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 56

Issue 56 | December 2017

In this issue: Indian Railways’ solar drive, Australia’s national framework, the Crossrail legacy, signalling problems, ticket price predicting tools, the threat of taxi apps, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 55

Issue 55 | November 2017

In this issue: China’s funding of Eastern rail, Australia’s freight corridor, Network Rail reforms, facial recognition tech, cable theft, reliable onboard WiFi, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 54

Issue 54 | October 2017

In this issue: Thailand’s link to China, Stockholm’s landscape bridge, an air-propelled prototype, breathing in London’s underground, drone-based surveying, riding the Mail Rail, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 53

Issue 53 | September 2017

In this issue: The New York subway, Chinese manufacturers, Europe’s night trains, third-gen rolling stock, the barriers for start-ups, level crossings dangers, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 52

Issue 52 | August 2017

In this issue: Displacing communities with modern rail, driverless trains in Germany, reopening a disused London station, the Great Lakes Basin project, a Siemens-Bombardier merger, a look in the lost and found, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 51

Issue 51 | July 2017

In this issue: Doubling down on Stockholm rail, positive train control, Ontario express is a GO, sustainable rail tourism, rebuilding Riga station, UK freight’s timetable, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 50

Issue 50 | June 2017

In this issue: India’s undersea bullet, Montréal's transit through toxic waste, rolling stock troubles for Queensland, declining freight, Night Tube noise, mapping trains in real-train, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 49

Issue 49 | May 2017

In this issue: Learning from European HSR design, a corridor to the Baltic states, inner city rail construction, the Texas bullet, driver only trains, shaking up rail fares, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 48

Issue 48 | April 2017

In this issue: Onboard Japan’s luxury sleeper, China’s high-speed rail transfer policy and direct rail freight for the UK, the unlikely success of monorails, GE’s trainsets for India, Stuttgart’s new station, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 47

Issue 47 | March 2017

In this issue: Exporting Japan’s bullet train, what it takes to drive Virgin Trains’ new Azuma, Sydney Metro’s growth spurt, solar-powered trains, engines of tomorrow, combating fake tickets, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 46

Issue 46 | February 2017

In this issue: Amtrak and Uber unite for the last mile, open access passenger services, HS2’s second stage, using drones for accident investigations, e-tickets in the Apple Wallet, passenger security, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 45

Issue 45 | January 2017

In this issue: Best of the projects coming up this year, New York Penn Station’s revamp, dealing with delay compensation and alcohol consumption, green alternatives for non-electrified lines, turning locomotives into inspectors, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 44

Issue 44 | December 2016

In this issue: Major cities are reclaiming disused tracks, China backs Russian rail, Europe’s uniform signalling, transforming Amtrack’s Northeast Corridor, on-board infotainment, Network Rail and the Shaw report, operational excellence, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 43

Issue 43 | November 2016

In this issue: Privately owned US rail, Crossrail’s Bentley software, Jakarta’s mass rapid transit system, the digital train inspired by Hyperloop, body camera on trial for rail security, the National Training Academy for Rail one year on, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 42

Issue 42 | October 2016

In this issue: the future of multi-modal transport, rail and culture in the US, Fujitsu on moving railways into the digital age, Alstom’s double-decker plans for HS2, safety concerns over driverless freight trains, crowdfunding London’s transport and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 41

Issue 41 | September 2016

In this issue: Tackling violence against transport workers, dealing with climate change, timber asset management and carbon neutral cargo, and the tech transforming network protection, landslide prediction, inspections, onboard entertainment and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 40

Issue 40 | August 2016

In this issue: Rio de Janeiro prepares for the 2016 Olympics, the impact of the Shaw Report, Queensland’s Cross River Rail, Bombardier in India, hydrogen power in Germany, Transport for London’s open data programme, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 39

Issue 39 | July 2016

In this issue: Building the first hyperloop system in Slovakia, the Lyon-Turin high-speed rail, British Transport Police’s sexual offence unit, Scotland’s push on rail freight markets, New York’s new Oculus station, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 38

Issue 38 | June 2016

In this issue: A new streetcar for New York, Crossrail’s learning legacy, connecting Iran, the business case for improving accessibility on rail networks, drone inspections in the US and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 37

Issue 37 | May 2016

In this issue: Improving infrastructure in Ethiopia, boosting US rail to tackle climate change, the future of London’s commuter lines under TfL, tram trouble in Lisbon, account based ticketing and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 36

Issue 36 | April 2016

In this issue: railway development in Nigeria, the Helsinki-Tallinn rail tunnel plan, rolling stock procurement in Europe, the state of rail safety in the US, tackling emissions at stations and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 35

Issue 35 | March 2016

In this issue: The most promising eco-friendly locomotive designs, innovation with HackTrain, the UK’s rolling stock boom, project management tips from Crossrail’s programme director, seeing the bigger picture in network maintenance and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 34

Issue 34 | February 2016

In this issue: Alstom’s new focus on rail, inside the Gotthard Base Tunnel project, how London Underground is recycling energy from Tube trains, Germany’s first crowdfunded rail service, a look at the world’s railway heritage and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 33

Issue 33 | January 2016

In this issue: Why the UK is looking to China for HS2 investment, how the US is preparing its network for the PTC implementation deadline, solutions to Chicago’s rail gridlock, taking the stress out of rush hour with new tech ideas and more.


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Future Rail Directory 2015

Supplier Directory 2015

A directory of key product and service suppliers to the industry.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 32

Issue 32 | December 2015

In this issue: Times of change for Deutsche Bahn, Australia's switch to digital signalling, Network Rail's mobile maintenance trains, Scotland's new rail line, meeting urgent demand for rolling stock in the UK, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 31

Issue 31 | November 2015

In this issue: Indonesia’s high-speed u-turn, a new trans-Caspian transport route, improving passenger security on Europe’s railways, Berlin’s smart station transformation, training a new generation of railway professionals in the UK, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 30, October 2015

Issue 30 | October 2015

In this issue: Investing in Spain’s railways, catching up with California’s high-speed rail project, boosting demand for rail freight in Europe, Deutsche Bahn’s Infrastructure 4.0 Programme, world’s most iconic stations, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 29, September 2015

Issue 29 | September 2015

In this issue: US derailments reignite the positive train control debate, kick-starting Australia’s Inland Rail project, London’s all-night Tube, facilitating UK growth in freight, Dutch trains go green, and more


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 28, August 2015

Issue 28 | August 2015

In this issue: The reconfigurable carriage concept, a forensic approach to cable theft, ERTMS and cybercrime, catering better to passengers, giving new life to abandoned stations, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 27, July 2015

Issue 27 | July 2015

In this issue: the UK Government’s commitment to revolutionising rail in the North, Australia prioritises road over rail, Europe promotes sustainability across the supply chain, Florida’s new express rail link, rail-air multi-modal freight systems, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 26, June 2015

Issue 26 | June 2015

In this issue: South Africa’s biggest ever rail project, how Texas could overtake California in high-speed rail, New Delhi’s stalled station modernisation, innovation in rolling stock testing, virtual training for train drivers, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 25, May 2015

Issue 25 | May 2015

In this issue: Xerox’s new Mobility Analytics Platform, contactless payments, more concerns over HS2, trialling a new electric train on UK tracks, preventing animal casualties, and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 24, April 2015

Issue 24 | April 2015

In this issue: Tackling overcrowding with smart ticketing data, China’s emerging rolling stock giant, the many hurdles to India’s rail modernistaion plan, how findings from the SafeRail study can be implemented to improve safety at level crossings and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 23, March 2015

Issue 23 | March 2015

In this issue: Russia’s progress with LNG-powered trains, Alstom’s H3 diesel hybrid, developing a new city around a rail station, how freight operators are adapting to new European emissions legislation, a look inside the Eurostar e320 and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 22, February 2015

Issue 22 | February 2015

In this issue: The UK’s controversial plans for HS3 in the north, proposals for a US-Mexico high-speed link, China’s massive investment in African infrastructure, Cisco’s Connected Transport Challenge, the reasons behind skyrocketing rail fares in the UK, and more.


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Future Rail Directory 2014

Supplier Directory 2014

A directory of key product and service suppliers to the industry.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 21, December 2014

Issue 21 | December 2014

In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 20, November 2014

Issue 20 | November 2014

In this issue: A new Tube for London, Arup’s vision for rail transport in 2050, Samsung’s tech offering to rail operators, what rail operators can learn from airport security, China’s push for international high-speed projects and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 19, October 2014

Issue 19 | October 2014

In this issue: In this issue: California's high-speed saga continues, China's export ambitions, India's rail reforms, Japan's maglev proposal to the US, innovative technology for train traffic control and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 18, September 2014

Issue 18 | September 2014

In this issue: The EU’s efforts to form a free trade agreement with Japan’s rail industry, new safety regulation for crude oil transport in the US, a super-luxury train, a futuristic concept for vertical rail hubs, the booming market for rail passenger apps and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 17, August 2014

Issue 17 | August 2014

In this issue: the viability of high-speed rail in Australia, a new metro for Saudi Arabia’s capital, the new Siemens Class 700 Desiro train for London’s Thameslink network, catching fare dodgers in Barcelona with artificial intelligence, the pitfalls of transit map design and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 16, July 2014

Issue 16 | July 2014

In this issue: Israel's rail alternative to the Suez Canal, re-opening lines in Britain, Hitachi's global vision, high-tech customer service and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 15, June 2014

Issue 15 | June 2014

In this issue: The two sides of the HS2 debate, a new streetcar for Washington, DC, finding long-term solutions to water damage on the UK network, new life for decommissioned rail stations and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 14, May 2014

Issue 14 | May 2014

In this issue: Improving disabled access across the UK network, how reopening old rail lines could revive rural areas in Devon and Scotland, a new focus on pedestrian routes between stations and city centres, the switch to mobile ticketing systems and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 13, April 2014

Issue 13 | April 2014

In this issue: software to prevent derailments, integrated wireless connectivity, Scotland's railway overhaul and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 12, March 2014

Issue 12 | March 2014

In this issue: London Overground's success, Hitachi's UK supply, Europe's 10 fastest trains, Starbucks train and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 11, February 2014

Issue 11 | February 2014

In this issue: the GCC mega project, tram-trains, maintenance with fibre optics, UK network connectivity and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 10, December 2013

Issue 10 | December 2013

In this issue: Hyperloop vs ET3 – our future travel special on tube travel systems, the winner of our Innovations in Safety Award 2013, improving the energy efficiency of locomotives with aerodynamic design, the ten fastest trains in the world, how station design is evolving to improve passenger experience, the mobile ticketing revolution and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 9, October 2013

Issue 9 | October 2013

In this issue: The impact of 4G technology on rail operations and passenger service, how Canada aims to overhaul safety measures on the country's network, a futuristic virtual ticketing concept that could change the face of the ticket office, why hydrogen-compatible systems could represent a better long-term fuel investment for operators than natural gas, how a new EU project works on saving energy on subway systems, how human footfalls could be used as an alternative source of energy in stations and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 8, August 2013

Issue 8 | August 2013

In this issue: Improving safety at level crossings, nominees for the Future Rail Awards 2013, how Deutsche Bahn tackles graffiti damage with unmanned drones, making stations more user-friendly, new research into underground air quality and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 7, June 2013

Issue 7 | June 2013

In this issue: Russia's massive investment in rail infrastructure, a unique funding concept for London Underground's line extension, how free rail fare data could simplify fares for passengers in the UK, the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street Station, the future of LNG and hydrail and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 6, April 2013

Issue 6 | April 2013

In this issue: Tackling rush hour crowds on busy commuter networks, Network Rail's investment plan for UK infrastructure, concerns surrounding China's high-speed expansion, how operators can meet the challenges of adverse weather conditions and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 5, February 2013

Issue 5 | February 2013

In this issue: London's Crossrail stations, Amtrak's high-speed vision, fire-safe metro carriages, the new Eurostar trains, mobile eTicketing and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 4, November 2012

Issue 4 | November 2012

In this issue: Next-generation trains for high-speed railways, India's network modernisation plan, a new personal rapid transport system from the team behind Ferrari, Belgium's air-rail network, the market for rail door systems and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 3, September 2012

Issue 3 | September 2012

In this issue: How advanced tracking technology improves punctuality and safety, South Africa's Transnet project, 3D BMI for station design, the potential of new hydrogen-powered trains and much more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 2, August 2012

Issue 2 | August 2012

In this issue: London's Olympic security challenge, driverless metro systems, benefits and challenges of light rail transit, the best airport rail services, carriage interior trends, paperless ticketing and more.


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Future Rail Magazine Issue 1, June 2012

Issue 1 | June 2012

In this issue: New high-speed networks, the BRICs nations’ massive expansions, Eurostar’s next-generation trains, London gears up for Olympic traffic and more.


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