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[뉴스] Weekly Round-Up - Future Rail: Issue 55
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Rolling Stock Procurement Forum
21 November 2017 | London, UK
The Rolling Stock Procurement Forum will return to London on 21 November 2017.
This event brings together senior rail professionals from TOCs and FOCs, ROSCOs, investors, manufacturers and suppliers, and is the only event that allows you to explore the rolling stock needs in the UK, how to undertake and complete procurement, and examines all aspects that could affect the process.
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Future Rail: Issue 55
In this issue: China's funding of Eastern rail, Australia's freight corridor, Network Rail reforms, facial recognition tech, cable theft, reliable onboard WiFi, and more.
WiFi woes: the difficulties of improving onboard internet services
As more and more passengers access WiFi on trains, operators are struggling to provide services that are up to the task. Joe Baker explores the difficulties involved with enhancing onboard internet services in 2017.
Facing fears: Should facial recognition technology be installed in railway stations?
German authorities are testing facial recognition software at Berlin's main rail station, in an attempt to increase security. Joe Baker asks whether the installation could be helpful or harmful to rail passengers.
September's top stories: HTT signs MoU with India's APEDB, Amtrak to equip 310 locomotives with PTC
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with APEDB in India to develop a hyperloop route from Amravati to Vijayawada. Amtrak is set to install PTC technology on-board nearly 310 locomotives. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 2017.
China turns Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link into reality
Ground has been broken on the massive $13bn East Coast Rail Link in Malaysia, a 'game-changing' project which has the potential to connect previously underserved regions of the country and spur trade between its main shipping ports. The new railway will be built by China, which, for some, is yet another sign of China's growing influence over the region.
Raide-Jokeri Light Rail Line
Raide-Jokeri (Rail Jokeri) is a proposed dual-track, high-speed light rail transit (LRT) project, which will to be built to serve the growing number of passengers between two of Finland's biggest cities, Helsinki and Espoo.
Virgin Trains' Azuma Trains
UK-based train operating company Virgin Trains' new Azuma Class 800 trains will run on the East Coast Main Line in the UK from 2018.
Arna-Bergen Railway Line
The single-track Arna-Bergen railway line in Norway is being converted into a double-track route to facilitate increased speed and more flexible traffic evolution.
North-South Railway Project
The North-South Railway Project (NSRP) is a proposed railway line between Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines and Legaspi City, the capital of Albay province.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Link
The 508km Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed link will be India's maiden high-speed rail project. It is part of the 650km Pune-Mumbai-Ahmedabad line, one of the six high-speed corridors identified for implementation in the country.