Archive for category: People

These are the 10 least used railway stations in Great Britain

The Office of Rail and Road has released statistics on Great Britain's most and least used railway stations for 2016-2017.
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DB Cargo appoints new CEO

The current managing board member of Deutsche Bahn's infrastructure division DB Netz is to become the new CEO of DB Cargo.
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SNCF designs train door to look like a monster in bid to boost safety

Operator SNCF Transilien has had a novel idea to increasing passenger safety in France.
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New York City Transit Authority appoints TTC CEO as new president

Seasoned transport executive Andy Byford is set to embark on the next chapter of an international career which has taken him from England to Australia, Canada and now the United States.
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CN Rail introduces facial recognition ID system at its Montreal HQ

Canadian national railway operator CN Rail has installed a new identification system that gives authorised users access to the site using facial recognition and behaviour analytics.
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Bizarre video shows motorist risking their life to take photos of a car on a level-crossing

Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail has released video footage of a motorist's dangerous exploits at a level-crossing.
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Hector Rail launches search for new CEO

Hector Rail’s CEO has decided to step down due to personal reasons, prompting the freight operator into an immediate search for his successor. Joakim Landholm said that he’s chosen to leave the company for personal reasons but will remain in his position until 2018. The search for the new CEO is expected to last “a […]
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Poupart-Lafarge releases brief update on Siemens Alstom merger

Alstom's chairman and CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge has provided an update on the proposed merger of Siemens and Alstom.
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Video: ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ rail safety campaign

An Australian rail safety video campaign which has been viewed almost 158 million times on YouTube is celebrating its fifth anniversary. On November 14, 2012, the ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ campaign was launched by the Melbourne metro to get across important safety messages in a fun way. Little did it know that the three minute […]
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Austrian rail firm releases addictive tamping game app

Austrian rail firm Plasser & Theurer has released a mobile app allowing gamers to get behind the wheel of a tamping machine.
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Crossrail: the UK’s largest archaeology dig in pictures

The archaeology programme prompted by construction of the Elizabeth line is over.
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