Innovation in the transport sector provides endless opportunities to improve the passenger experience, boost productivity and even stimulate economic growth. It also has the potential to transform lives – particularly for the 14m people in the UK with disabilities, by helping them access transport services. Whilst a simple part of life that many of us […]
One constant in the history of rail has been the necessity for the industry to build its skills in line with technological evolution. From steam to diesel to electric, innovation demands organisations upskill in step with the latest advancements in order to remain competitive. Today, digital transformation is presenting the sector with a new set […]
By Andrew Conway, Director of Engineering, BAI UK Our team in the UK welcomed the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) which was published on Monday by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The Review commits the Government to making the UK a world leader in digital connectivity, embracing all the opportunities that […]
Today’s transport organisations need a broader set of competencies than ever before. Ongoing digital transformation of the industry is exciting, promising to improve customer experiences and transport management for the better. It also means working with an incredibly diverse array of technologies, ranging from 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) to Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]
Whether you are in government trying to boost GDP, a business wanting to improve bottom line or an individual working through a daily to-do list, productivity is something that is important to us all. Its significance was succinctly summed up by economist Paul Krugman, with the quote: “Productivity isn’t everything, but, in the long run, […]
The news that London Underground will soon get mobile connectivity is a great boost to the city. The Tube was the world’s first mass transit and a trailblazer for the systems that followed. It seems strange therefore that London’s imitators have been quicker to implement mobile phone systems. Some cities – Tokyo and Seoul for […]
BAI’s UK CEO Billy D’Arcy recently joined UK Secretary for Transport Chris Grayling at a roundtable at leading London-based think tank Reform to discuss the opportunity for the UK to lead the rest of the world in the transformation of the rail sector.
“I don’t believe transformation can be achieved without innovation”. BAI Communications UK CEO Billy Darcy talks to SmartRail World about innovation and rail challenges.
In February 2018, the BAI Communications UK team moved into their new offices in the heart of Paddington, the location of one Europe’s most iconic railway stations.
As Transport for London moves toward providing 4G on the Tube, BAI is launching a new blog series that explores the key challenges faced when wireless comms were rolled-out in New York, Toronto and Hong Kong.