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Free industry guide - Urban Rail and Metro: Solutions for a Changing Industry.

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

We are proud to announce the latest free industry guide to be published by SmartRail World and offer you the first chance to download it! 

“Invention is not enough. Tesla invented the electric power we use, but he struggled to get it out to people. You have to combine both things: invention and innovation focus, plus the company that can commercialize things and get them to people.” - Larry Page.

This quote from the co-founder of Google, I think sums up neatly the chapters in this digital guide, the 18th we’ve published, brought to you in partnership with WorldlineInventing something is not enough, you have to not only get it to the public, but ensure they actually use it as well.  We know the challenges that our industry faces; doing less with more, managing capacity challenges, keeping pace with rising passenger numbers, matching and exceeding on-board expectations, upgrading outdated technology, environmental issues and more.

In writing this guide, our Editor spoke to experts who are actually delivering solutions to these problems. These aren’t just hypothetical ideas either, but are real life innovations that are improving our transport networks today so download this exclusive guide now! 

Digital Guide Contents: Urban rail and metro: solutions for a changing industry.

Chapter 1. Editor’s Welcome

Chapter 2. The executive managing a $3.8 billion transport budget.

Chapter 3. Inside story; replacing a 1970s-era signalling and train control system.

Chapter 4. Optimizing routes to success in a changing industry. 

Chapter 5. CBTC tackles Copenhagen’s growth and aims for 25% headway reduction.

Chapter 6. Keeping rail passengers connected today and tomorrow.

Chapter 7. The metro becoming the world’s first to run on mainly renewable energy.

Chapter 8. Interview: Philippe Leguay, International Director Urban Railway Transport Systems at Keolis.

Chapter 8. SmartMetro Editor's Preview.

Many thanks to our Digital Guide Sponsor Worldline and our Guide Partners Kontron and Axinom for their support in this publication. 

Urban rail and metro: solutions for a changing industry Download our latest digital guide.

All the themes and some of the contributors of this e-book are a big part of SmartMetro, 1-3rd November 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

Topics: Passenger Information Systems, Signalling

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Luke Upton
Luke Upton
Luke has edited this site since its launch and previously worked for b2b media companies across industries including energy, advertising and sport. His role includes writing, editing and commissioning...read more
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