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Sulzer
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Sulzer applies scrupulous quality standards, speed and precision engineering to Docklands Light Railway repair project

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Explosive situation
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With security at unprecidented levels people movement and security experts SIMON BABES and FATHI TARADA review the lessons learned from the February firebomb attack on the Hong Kong MTR, and how we can build a safer Crossrail

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Driverless
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Driver Only Operated and Driverless Trains – a safer orriskier future for global rail? Ideagen’s GREIG DUNCAN examines the global trends

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Patent of the month
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Patent attorney ROSIE HARDY explains how Loughborough University’s new REPOINT switching mechanism works and how it’s protected under UK patent 2516706

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Intelligent train
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With the advent of connectivity and intelligent onboard data collection, the aerospace sector’s servitisation model looks set to transform performance in the rail sector. JUSTIN SOUTHCOMBE shares his views

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Root cause
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To solve rolling stock reliability issues and prevent the reoccurrence of premature bearing failures, operators need to track down their root causes, says STEVE WAKELAM, senior applications engineer at SKF

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Bluetooth
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In modern society where the latest technology is embedded everywhere, how can on-board security be left to chance? SIMON WILLIAMSON explores the options for securing rail passenger belongings with bluetooth access control

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Connectivity
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INGO FLÖMER, talks about the scale of the challenge ahead as rail operators square up to the demands for on-board connectivity across the rail network

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Countdown to railtex
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As the NEC prepares to welcome Railtex 2017, Railway Strategies takes a look behind the scenes to find out what the event offers for the visitor

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Giles Clifford
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At the close of last year, Chris Grayling announced further changes for the rail sector. GILES CLIFFORD of law firm Gowling WLG examines the proposals and the challenges, and asks is this enough to set Britain’s railways on track for the future?

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