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Inno 151
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Taking place every two years in Berlin, InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology

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Patent of the month
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Predicting future track quality. By Rosie Hardy

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On a long distance train made up of 10-plus coaches, how do you ensure guards working in the rear carriages can communicate with colleagues at the front? Typically, by equipping them with two way radios

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SMILE Trains
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Wes Gilbert explains how to ensure reliability of high-voltage electrical systems mounted on the roof of high-speed trains – and how Stadler has adopted TE’s roofline components for its SMILE trains

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Cyberhawk
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Phil Buchan sheds light on Network Rail and Cyberhawk’s project to trial drones for large structural inspections

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Maint 150
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Stuart McOnie explains why maintenance is at the core of British railway plans

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Market Outlook 150
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Tony Berkeley asks: Is there a future for European rail?

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Patent of the month
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Novel bogie allows for longer and faster rail vehicles. By Rosie Hardy

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Scotland 150
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Scotland is going to introduce multi-coach high speed trains (HST) to serve its key intercity routes. WILL DAYNES looks at why this is such an exciting time for rail transportation in the country

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GU 149
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Glyn Jones highlights how to ensure employee safety during tunnel boring operations

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