Informed Sources

With Roger Ford

Out with the old

There’s a new reliability measure in this month’s New Train TIN-watch

Informed Sources: Six-monthly progress report

New Train TIN-watch takes a longer-term view...

Informed Sources: Constraints needed for accident investigation closures

Welcome to Informed Sources November 2020...

Informed Sources: TOCs' Erma Challenge

Hold 'em, fold 'em or walk away?...

Informed Sources: Slow reliability growth frustrating

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SOFTWARE: TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING?

Traction electronics have been around for longer than you might think...

Bathtub curves calculated

Hitachi’s Class 385 is a model of reliability growth...

ALTERNATIVE TRACTION: THE BIG GUNS OPEN UP

To date, alternative traction – batteries, fuel cells, steam turbines, genetically modified hamster wheels...

Social distancing impacts depots

The Covid crisis may not help new train reliability growth...