Big data & the Digital Railway

Big data & the Digital Railway

The pace of innovation has accelerated exponentially in recent times. As a result, a period of transformational change has started to sweep through the undercurrent of the UK’s rail industry. With an increased investment on improvements to the sector’s physical...
Rail safety in the digital age

Rail safety in the digital age

Rail safety is paramount in rail, and deeply ingrained into the core of the industry’s culture – evidenced in its position as the safest railway in Europe. However, industry experts have expressed concern that in the pursuit of a digital railway, the health and safety...
Beyond Rail: The Capacity Challenge [White Paper]

Beyond Rail: The Capacity Challenge [White Paper]

Breaking the Gridlock   Beyond Rail: The Capacity Challenge Facing the UK’s Transport Network     White Paper   David Smith, OnTrac       Introduction Transport is part of our daily lives. It connects people to their families and jobs, facilitates trade and investment...
Be More Rail

Be More Rail

The UK’s railways are the most heavily congested in Europe. Having doubled in the past 20 years, another doubling in demand is forecast over the next 25. At present, there are areas of the network that are running on infrastructure dating back to the Victorian era. It...