Digital railway was the focus of RIA’s latest Unlocking Innovation event

Digital signalling rollout planned: Network Rail’s flagship East Coast digital programme will see European Train Control System deployed on the southern end of the East Coast main line. LNER Azuma No 800101 heads north at Offord Cluny, Cambridgeshire on 1 June 2020 with a King’s Cross to Edinburgh service.
Fraser Pithie

Digital railway is a major opportunity to transform the experience of the railway for passenger and freight customers. Delegates at the Railway Industry Association’s latest Unlocking Innovation event heard all about the opportunities the programme presents. The event took the form of a series of online webinars in partnership with the University of Birmingham, which has a specialist focus on digital technology at its centre of excellence within the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN).

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