SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 07-08/2018

Digital railway stations for increased throughput and a better passenger experience

August 2018 | Tobias Bauer, Daniel Navascues Benito

Railway stations have been a central point for cities and individual mobility since the early 19th century, when railways began to connect the world. Today railway stations are still typically located in the heart of cities and connect their people and communities with various transport options. They are a centrepiece in the relationship between people, cities and mobility. The rise of new mobility concepts such as Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS), shared mobility, including cars, bikes and scooters, and the use of intermodal travel means that the role of railway stations is growing in importance, as significant new opportunities are opening up for mobility providers....