Automation speeds up metros

07 Feb 2018

The benefits of automated metros are well-known, apart perhaps from the higher speeds that automation brings. ... more

In 2018 we will continue to see the digitisation of passenger credentials for entering and exiting a station, predicts Robert Sprogis, Director of Mobile at Cubic Transportation Systems.

Mobile technology ecosystems to transform travel in 2018

23 Jan 2018

This year will see the more widespread adoption of mobile-first infrastructure by transport operators, predicts Robert Sprogis, Director of Mobile at Cubic Transportation Systems, who says effective implementation will require an integrated strategy leveraging the total mobile ecosystem. ... more

New York’s summer of hell

28 Aug 2017

Welcome to ‘the summer of hell’. As if the well-documented problems at New York’s Penn Station were not enough for the city’s commuters to contend with, Subway passengers are approaching the end of their collective tether as delays and disruption continue to mount on North America’s largest metro network. ... more

Making metros accessible

22 Aug 2017

What are the issues in making metro stations accessible for persons with reduced mobility? ... more

Understanding Rail Wayside Energy Storage Requirements And Relative Costs For High-Power, High-Cyclable Technologies

28 May 2017

SPONSORED CONTENT: Continuing urban growth is driving increased demands on metro rail systems. To meet this demand, rail authorities are increasing the number of vehicles per train, number of trains per hour and operating hours ... more

Keeping up with ticketing technology

03 Mar 2017

As transport ticketing technology moves ahead at a rapid pace, what are the similarities and differences in cities around the world? ... more

KPMG predicts better use of information and more M&A activity in 2017

05 Jan 2017

The changing market means business as usual will not be an option for UK transport and logistics operators in 2017, according to James Stamp, UK Head of Transport at KPMG. The international professional service group predicts that the UK market will be affected by a number of factors this year. ... more

A boost for Russian trams?

16 Dec 2016

The federal subsidy programme for Russian tram and trolleybus manufacturers is coming to an end. But how much of an effect has it had? The end of 2016 marks the end of a 1bn rouble project to support the Russian tram and ... more

Towards the Metro of the Future

28 Oct 2016

RGTV: Automation, costs and reliability will be touchstones of metro development over the next 15 to 20 years, according to the panellists convened by the Railway Gazette Group for our latest interactive live ... more

A UITP study showed that the opening of route T3 in Paris contributed to a decrease of 25% in car use on the route.

Safeguarding the competitiveness of light rail

26 Oct 2016

With the rise of non-rail ‘electro-mobility’ and new approaches to urban transport such as car sharing and taxi apps, light rail and trams are facing increased competition. Where should the rail supply industry put its focus to ensure the attractiveness and competitiveness of light rail vehicles? ... more