The Williams Review

The Williams Review

The government has launched a comprehensive review of the UK rail industry, with reforms planned to be implemented in 2020. The plan is being dubbed across the railways as The Williams Review. The Department of Transport is promising the “most significant” review...
What role do smartphones play in rail safety?

What role do smartphones play in rail safety?

In an industry as heavily regulated as rail, the concept of risk, operative health and rail safety needs to be rigorously managed. Historically, this has been done via processes underpinned by paper and printing, which in the digital age, becomes inefficient and...
RIoT: Rail Internet of Things

RIoT: Rail Internet of Things

Rail travel has been a core method of public transport since the 19th Century. Once a technological marvel, the railways “set the town of Britain a-dancing”, sparking a revolution and transforming how people both travelled and transported goods across the country....
Split ticketing across the rail industry

Split ticketing across the rail industry

Rather a curious question to ask, given our area of expertise, we know. However, given recent news regarding the rail industry’s plans to reform an ‘outdated’ ticketing system, we took a temporary step to the other side of the track, so to speak, to take a look at...