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Omnicom Engineering wins the 2015 RIA/Future Railway Innovation Award

Omnicom Engineering , the York-based rail systems company, announced it was awarded the 2015 Future Railway Innovation Award for its proposed RailNavigator product, a low cost advanced...

RSSB announces funding for three academic research projects on new materials which aim to reduce the whole-life costs of railway assets

A panel of representatives from The Association of Train Operating Companies , Railway Industry Association and Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has selected three projects to be...

Train Operator Competition 2015 offering £6m to co-fund compelling operator innovation strategies

RSSB and the Department for Transport have, on 17 March, launched the Train Operator Competition 2015 (TOC’15), as part of the Future Railway programme, that will offer £6m to co-fund...

Rail data apps in a weekend - all aboard the Hacktrain

Today Virgin Trains announced it is replacing traditional seats with exercise bikes, cross trainers and running machines to create the world’s first ever on-board travelling gym on its fleet...

SMEs demo co-innovation on Cisco's Stations as Service Enabling the Digital Railway project

On Friday 20 March Cisco hosted a demo day for the winning SMEs selected last October for its StaaS (Stations as a Service) Connected Transport Challenge . StaaS is a two-year, £2...

KTN consortia building for AIR3 - an emotional journey to Enhanced Customer Experience in Rail Travel

When the authoritative account of the development of the smooth-running, modern, customer-friendly rail system comes to be written, the KTN organised consortia building event for the Enhancing...

Network Rail Initiative on Asset Related Data

A current Network Rail initiative may be of interest to you.    The initiative concerns their collection of asset related data which is fundamental to the safety and management...

Lifting the Bonnet on Network Rail

On Wednesday 25 February, Mark Carne, CEO of twelve months at Network Rail

Improving rail for customers: £6 million funded enhancing customer experience in rail travel competition now publicly announced by Innovate UK

26/2/2015 -  Innovate UK has official announced the launch of the enhancing customer experience in rail travel competition , and, overnight, published the competition page on its...

Sneak preview of the scope for Innovate UK’s £6 million Enhancing Customer Experience in Rail Travel competition - be ready for Monday's launch event

Ahead of the competition launch on Monday in Coventry, Innovate UK  has released the scope document for the Enhancing Customer Experience in Rail Travel competition, that with the...
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