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The Rail Control System – the Swiss way of optimising traffic management

With one of the busiest rail networks in the world and a continuing expansion of railway services, Switzerland’s rail network (SBB) must tackle the challenges associated with increasing rail traffic.

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The impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on the railway industry

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), which comes into force across the EU on 25 May 2018, consolidates and strengthens data protection rights for individuals. Many of the GDPR’s changes will significantly impact the railway industry – particularly TOCs.

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Railway Talents ambassador Janene Piip's feedback on WCRT 2017

Recently I attended the 4th World Conference on Rail Training in Potsdam, Berlin, Germany.

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Number of People Risking Their Lives on the Railway Hits 10-Year-High

Alarming new figures from Network Rail and British Transport Police reveal that more people than ever are risking their lives on the rail network by trespassing on the tracks.

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HS2 launches competition for station design and development contracts

HS2 has published details of contract opportunities for architects and developers interested in delivering the four new stations for the London to Birmingham high-speed railway.

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