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Great Britain records 10 years without train accident fatalities

February 23 marked 10 years since the last passenger or staff fatality in a train accident on Great Britain’s national rail network. While there have been fatalities from other causes including trespass and suicide and at level crossings, the last occasion when a passenger died in a derailment or collision was at Grayrigg on February 23 2007.
Safety body RSSB said the absence of major accidents in the past decade had …

Transport and Technology fair in Belgrade

First „International fair for traffic technology and services – SEE Mobility 2017“ is taking place in Belgrade on 26. and 27. April 2017. Participation is possible for all companies involved in traffic industries. More information is available on www.bsn.rs.

         SEE Mobility is an international, and the only west Balkan fair for traffic technology and services that will from now on take place every year.

The fair includes areas of road …

Measure and act on what passengers want

InterCity West Coast franchisee Virgin Trains has been able to improve passengers’ satisfaction with boarding, seating and on-board entertainment by working with customer relationship data company ITG Creator and using Qlik’s visual analytics platform. 

More than 200 000 responses to surveys e-mailed to people who had booked tickets through the Virgin Trains website were collected, with 300 000 comments captured, analysed and then visualised using an ‘Awesometer’ app. This is available to 700 …

Traveling of the young people is cheaper than the use of the car

A new online ticketing product offering passengers aged 16 to 27 unlimited travel on long-distance services for €79 a month was announced by SNCF on January 23. TGVmax will be available on 94% of TGV and Intercités services and on every day of the year, with the exception of those trains that see the most business traffic.

TGVmax will enable young travellers ‘to go where they want, when they want, without …

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