WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE NETHERLANDS?

A RAIL DELIVERY GROUP TECHNICAL STUDY VISIT LOOKED FOR EXAMPLES OF BEST PRACTICE

Inspection stop: magnetic track brakes are shown to the visitors.
Amsterdam metro: the group at the GVB depot.

Can the UK’s train operators learn anything from the Netherlands when it comes to good practice on remote condition monitoring? How can we better prepare for adverse and extreme weather and understand how to better mitigate risks of low adhesion in autumn? How has the Dutch railway applied ‘Lean’ principles?

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