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J Murphy & Sons explains how the Crossrail project has been an ideal environment for trialling and developing new innovations and improving sustainability

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Achieving continuous mobile coverage across the rail network is going to require cooperation and much negotiation, suggests PHIL SORSKY

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Sir John Armitt 132
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From skills to regulations to investment, the effects of Brexit will be felt at all levels of our industry. Sir John Armitt looks at how we can overcome the challenges

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Climate Change Issue 132
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Britain’s railway is under threat from climate change and must act quickly to avert the economic and physical impact of more severe weather, argues Michael Woods from the industry body RSSB

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Kevin Price from Infor looks at the role of big data and analytics in boosting asset management in the rail industry

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Safety round the clock
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Rod Holroyd discusses the role of antivibration and suspension solutions in maintaining reliable and safe rail services, and how Crossrail is striving to achieve that

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Integrated ticketing
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STEPHEN BOTTOM discusses Transport for the North’s plans to introduce new integrated ticketing across the region, and how it has been rethinking traditional and contemporary barriers to rail travel

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Patent of the month
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Patent attorney ROSIE HARDY explains how Alstom has protected its innovative new rail safety system which includes on-board controls configured to both national and EU standards

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Going Digital
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Jorge Fdez-Argüelles, director, Hitachi Consulting explains how the information flow at Barcelona- based Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya has been digitised to create a more efficient railway

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Innovation in action
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GHD’s Mike Grimsey explores a cultural shift in industry attitudes towards innovation and the potential impacts on Britain’s future railway

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