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27.06.2017

Which role for railway undertakings in the mobility of the future?

Digitalization is producing a dramatic change in the transportation sector, across and within existing modes of mobility.   Speakers from the 14th Florence Rail Forum […] read more

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Matthias Finger

Transport News

6.03.2017

Antwerp Rail School 2017 – From basic rail knowledge to rail insiders’ strategies

FSR-Transport Director, Prof Matthias Finger, is teaching this week at the fifth edition of the “Antwerp Rail School: from basic rail knowledge to rail insiders’ […] read more

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The Observer

3.02.2017

The Observer – Rail passenger security: is it a challenge for the Single European Railway Area?

The aim of the 13th Florence Rail Forum was to look at the most controversial aspects creating a tension between increasing the level of security […] read more

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achievements

NIQ

21.12.2016

Network Industries Quarterly, Vol. 18, No 4 – Reform of the Railway Sector and its Achievements

In the last three decades, state-owned railways have been reformed in many countries. The Japanese National Railways (JNR) was the first railway system to be […] read more

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29.11.2016

10th Transportation and Economic Forum – Tokyo: Thinking about Railway Operation for the Future

Prof Matthias Finger at the Institute of Transportation Economics (Tokyo) for the "10th Transportation and Economic Forum: Thinking about Railway Operation for the Future". read more

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22.07.2016

“Funding Sources: problem or solution?” Case study on the construction of the Light Rail in Guadalajara

jara as part of a sectoral Program for sustainable mobility. read more

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22.06.2016

ERA and the Digitalisation of Railways. Creating a lean and efficient regulatory framework for customer-friendly digital railways

This executive seminar jointly organised by the Florence School of Regulation has organized an executive seminar in collaboration with the European Railway Agency (ERA) explored the regulatory context of railway digitalisation, which bears a lot of promise to improve the railway system. read more

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The Observer

17.06.2016

How to define, measure, and improve the performance of the European railway system?

Performance of the railway system is a controversial topic. At the 12th Florence Rail Forum participants discussed it and tried to identify ways to agree on definition and measurement. read more