Tag: Rail Operation

Transport & Logistics

Opinion: The future of driverless trains

James Horton, Senior Architect at Ajilon Consulting discusses the future of driverless trains.  The next ten years look exciting for the future of driverless trains. Key implementations will occur in both passenger and heavy haul operations. At the end of ten years the industry should have enough operational information to validate that this technology has…

4 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The importance of innovation – Birth of Laing O’Rourke’s Engineering Excellence Group

Innovation plays a vital part in moving Australian rail forward. The Engineering Excellence Group created by Laing O’Rourke is an example that our industry recognises the importance of innovation, and is doing what we can to actively support the rail sector. Stephen Pascall, Rail Sector Lead Australia Hub at Laing O'Rourke joined us in the…

23 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Rail and resource heavyweights come together at Heavy Haul Rail 2012

The 2nd Annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference, which took place on the 28th – 29th August 2012 in Newcastle, saw 220 representatives from across the rail and resource sectors converge on Newcastle to discuss exciting plans for rail infrastructure to support the mining industry in the years to come. Once again, the event was a…

3 Sep 2012, by Informa Insights