US rail freight: an economic engine
Could upcoming changes in regulation make the US rail freight industry less competitive and hinder innovation?
Keeping track of passengers
London Underground operator Tfl has begun tracking passengers through its mobile Wi-Fi network – is this good or bad?
Women in rail: on track to diversity
What is the rail industry doing to bring more women into the field, and is it enough?
Bringing railways into the virtual realm
How are rail simulation games made? And what impact are these simulators having on industry training procedures?
A single European railway
Some of Europe’s political leaders aim to standardise rail services across the continent. We highlight the key milestones of the journey so far.
Cracking down on metal theft
With cases of metal theft on the rise in the UK, how can the British Transport Police put a spanner in the works?
Very light rail: innovation in practice
A first-of-its-kind project to develop a very light rail system in the UK is gaining pace.
Around the world in funicular railways
From Lisbon’s iconic Gloria Funicular to the Duquesne Incline in Pittsburgh, we take a closer look at the history behind the world’s most famous funiculars.