The industry-wide vision for the future of rail provides great potential for digitalization along the entire supply chain. Is Deutsche Bahn on the right track?
In March 2016, the New Jersey Transit was held hostage by unions, representing over 1,000 train conductors and 400 engineers, to negotiate health insurance premiums in order to avert strikes in the region. With people as a key risk in New Jersey Transit’s operating model, should New Jersey Transit look to automated train lines as a solution?
Railroads symbolize our past but could also be our future. Optimized railroads could be the most efficient way to reconcile transport and climate change. The old French railroad SNCF believes it is up for the challenge and will not train in vain!
BNSF is one of the world's largest railroads but faces challenges to its business as climate change becomes an increasingly urgent concern. Can it reform its operating model to effectively deal with these challenges?
“It’s not about the profit for these long-distance national network trains,” Mr. Boardman said in an interview. “It’s about connecting our country together and taking care of the people’s needs in those areas that are being flown over.”