How WiFi data is improving tube journeys (Future Rail magazine)

A pilot programme to collect depersonalised WiFi data across London’s tube network has revealed information that could be used to reduce crowding and prioritise areas for investment. The data could lead to better signposting, but what else could it be used for? Frances Marcellin takes a closer look. Continue reading How WiFi data is improving tube journeys (Future Rail magazine)

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Train on famous landwasser Viaduct bridge. Photo: gevision/Bigstock.com

TopRail: promoting sustainable rail tourism (Future Rail)

Can rail travel be re-visited as a means of sustainable tourism? The International Union of Railways has launched TopRail to raise awareness of cruise and heritage railways, and scenic train routes around the world. With a series of workshops underway as part of the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism, Frances Marcellin talks to TopRail about how these sessions will help promote rail travel. With … Continue reading TopRail: promoting sustainable rail tourism (Future Rail)