University of Delft will start a MOOC on Railway Engineering 25 April. It is free and in English: link. Discover the science and complexity of railway systems, including how their efficiency depends on the alignment of all their components. About this course Have you ever wondered what it takes to get your train on the
We are three months into 2018 already! How are your plans going to think about and develop your career? Making plans to work on self-improvement through your career is often overwhelming and we just don’t give it enough time. This month we will look at what you can do to develop your career plan. Any
Are you a rail education or training provider? Are you interested in eLearning? If the answer is double Yes, we would like to hear from you. The researchers invite rail education and training providers to participate in contributing their ideas to the study by following the link: goo.gl/rc6N11. The survey is open from 09/04/2018-
Over 700 jobs have been safeguarded as Carillion’s Network Rail contracts have been acquired by Amey Rail Ltd. The transfers come after Carillion went into liquidation last month, and will provide reassurance to many in the industry, as well as continuity for projects across the country. The Network Rail contracts, which were operated by Carillion Construction Ltd, includes projects in
On April 3 the Austrian antitrust court approved VTG’s acquisition of Nacco Group, subject to conditions. German approval had been granted the previous week, and so the transaction has now been approved by all relevant parties. The transaction is expected to close during the second half of 2018. With effect from March 28 ZAO Transmashholding has formally
A report released on March 29 by Britain’s National Audit Office has concluded that the Department for Transport’s (DfT) cancellation of three major electrification projects in July 2017 was motivated solely by cost, countering secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling’s, claims at the time that bi-mode trains could offer similar benefits to passengers.
Trains with brains: Piyush Goyal’s mantras for rail employees to create Indian Railways of the future
Trains with brains – that’s what Railway Minister Piyush Goyal believes the use of artificial intelligence can mean for the Indian Railways network. Addressing a conference on artificial intelligence (AI), Goyal told a big group of railway employees to brace innovation and look to create an Indian Railways of the future. The railway minister asked the 1.3