Tag: ausrail

Transport & Logistics

Harmonising the rail industry’s digital future – the Smart Rail Initiative

The internet of things (IoT) – the concept of adding intelligence and direct communication between machines to improve their efficiency - is set to cause mass, cross-industry disruption. The number of IoT devices grew 31 percent year-on-year in 2017; and by 2020, the global market value is projected to be $7.1 trillion. But while the…

15 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

RISSB’s top priorities for 2016

The countdown is on for RISSB's Rail Safety Conference which is taking place in Adelaide on the 4th and 5th April. In preparation for the event we spent a few moments with RISSB's CEO Paul Daly and gained some insight into RISSB's priorities, what he sees as the next generation of standards and what some…

23 Mar 2016, by Test1 Test1

Energy & Utilities


Transport & Logistics

Port Productivity – how to do more for less

Productivity and efficiency are two things high on the priority lists of most companies. It is no different when we consider port operations. Dr Eva Savelsberg is Vice President Logistics Division, INFORM GmbH Germany and maintains they have the key to doing more for less when it comes to investment in port productivity. Eva was kind…

22 Oct 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

‘Intermodal Chain of Responsibility compliance practices need to be aligned’

In partnership with the Australasian Railway Association and Lloyd's List Australia, Informa are delighted to be running our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November.The agenda will cover a range of issues affecting containerised freight in Australia including; planning, funding and efficiency. One of the most important topics set to be examined during the two…

1 Oct 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

FTA – Supporting the international freight and trade sectors

AusIntermodal 2015 will take place at L'Aqua Sydney on the 19th and 20th November this year. As well as an outstanding line up of speakers from across the industry, we are lucky enough to have Paul Zalai, Founder and Director of the Freight & Trade Alliance on board to Chair Day two of the event.…

1 Oct 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

It’s time for broadband on trains in Australia!

Informa recently held its 2nd annual Telecommunications and Train Control Forum in Sydney. Prof. Ren Ping Liu, Principal Scientist at CSIRO kicked off discussion for the two day forum addressing the topic of broadband on trains, the motivations and challenges that this presents and how we might be able to address some of these challenges…

3 Sep 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

AusRAIL welcomes the first new Platinum and Gala Dinner Sponsor after almost a decade

AusRAIL recently welcomed UGL as the first new Platinum and Gala Dinner Sponsor after almost a decade. UGL has been a leading sponsor of AusRAIL for over 11 years. As the largest provider of complete rail solutions in the Asia Pacific region, and Australia’s largest supplier of outsourced asset management and rolling stock maintenance services,…

29 May 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Is Wi-Fi the future of rail communications?

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is steadily becoming the train control system of choice for both new and existing metro lines. Currently, most modern RF-based CBTC are being deployed over a Wi-Fi radio bearer. Rodrigo Alvarez, Senior Consultant – Rail Comms at Titan ICT Consultants talks to us about some of the potential issues associated with that design option. You…

26 May 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Best stands 2013: AusRAIL rewards exhibitors for their hard work

In the last week of November, Sydney played host to AusRAIL PLUS 2013 and the 10th World Congress on Railway Research.  The successful joint events welcomed 7038 attendees from 36 nations over the four days. The AusRAIL PLUS 2013 exhibition was the largest AusRAIL exhibition held to-date, with 373 exhibition companies showcasing their products and…

16 Dec 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Driving the costs out of rail

Australia has the sixth largest rail network in the world, moving over 1 billion tonnes of freight every year. Our passenger networks facilitate 780 million customer journeys annually. From the world’s leading heavy haul networks, to our passenger networks at capacity, we are all facing the challenge that is being faced everywhere in the world:…

27 Jun 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Counting down to AusRAIL 2012

My, how fast time has flown! Where did the year go? Oh yes, planning the biggest non-PLUS AusRAIL year yet. It is real and it is happening in less than a week and AusRAIL HQ is busy and frantic, but you wouldn't be able to tell by the smooth cool front that the team have…

21 Nov 2012, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

trackSAFE Foundation Launch

AusRAIL PLUS 2011 received an exclusive preview into the trackSAFE Foundation initiative and the official launch took place last night at the Annual RISSB Rail Safety conference dinner. An Australian-first, the not-for-profit national foundation has four focuses: 1. Improving level crossing safety 2. Reducing the number of people trespassing on train tracks and rail property…

29 Mar 2012, by Test1 Test1