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Patent of the month
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Patent attorney, Rosie Hardy, reviews POWERVE from IVM – a revolutionary weighing device that identifies bogie wheel issues

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eyes open
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When done well, collaboration between SMEs and corporates is delivering fast track rail innovation. DAVID REWCASTLE of law firm Bond Dickinson considers how this meeting of different cultures can be achieved successfully

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Ticketing
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The rate of innovation in the transport ticketing and payments sector is accelerating, yet the friction of the experience is still eroding the travelling public’s faith and preventing take-up. MARK MESSENGER, GM Asia Pacific at Vix Technology discusses why it’s time the industry provided solutions that go that extra mile

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Digital Backbone
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ADRIAN SWINDELLS explains how matching the right industrial PCs to the task in hand requires thought and forward planning

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Glasgow
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At over 120 years old, Glasgow’s ‘Clockwork Orange’ subway tunnel system is the third oldest underground urban railway still in operation throughout the world

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Heating
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… generates the best outcome. Aggreko’s John Anderson advises on how to ensure continuous emergency power, heating and cooling across the rail network

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Train now leaving
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I’m a big fan of trains. Actually, what I mean is I’m a big fan of rail travel. Actually, that’s not right either; what I meant to say is that I’m a big fan of the concept of rail travel, or what rail travel ought to be

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A model of good planning
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LEE MCDOUGALL from AHR Building Consultancy pierces the technical mystique still surrounds BIM and explains the uses and abuses

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Community Rail
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Faye Lambert, head of community rail at London Midland, talks about the true value of setting up community rail projects and engaging more deeply with local individuals and organisations

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Future today
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In an era of service disruption and inescapable economic uncertainty choosing the right technology can help rail companies to delight their customers. TERRY DUNN explains

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