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OnTrac Interviews… David Smith
Vicki Hayward
August marks 10 years since OnTrac first opened its doors and began supporting the UK rail industry, as it moved
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What role do smartphones play in rail safety?
Vicki Hayward
In an industry as heavily regulated as rail, the concept of risk, operative health and rail safety needs to be
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RIoT: Rail Internet of Things
Vicki Hayward
Rail travel has been a core method of public transport since the 19th Century. Once a technological marvel, the railways
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Split ticketing across the rail industry
Vicki Hayward
Rather a curious question to ask, given our area of expertise, we know. However, given recent news regarding the rail
Rail passengers stands by rail tracks using his phone to summon transport
What is mobility as a service and how could it benefit the UK rail network?
Vicki Hayward
The capacity crunch is not a UK-centric problem; nor is it an issue specific to the UK rail network. Globally,
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The Future of the UK rail network
Vicki Hayward
The UK rail network finds itself in the throes of revolution, with digital change shaping the future of the rail
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Meet the Apprentices
Vicki Hayward
If you follow OnTrac’s Twitter or LinkedIn feeds, you’ll know that we’ve been raising awareness of National Apprenticeship Week by
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The History of Women in Rail
Vicki Hayward
In 2012, the Women in Rail initiative was established to bridge the skills gap in rail, and to improve the
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Big data & the Digital Railway
Vicki Hayward
The pace of innovation has accelerated exponentially in recent times. As a result, a period of transformational change has started