All articles by Peter Nilson

Peter Nilson is the editor of Future Rail, Airport Industry Review, and Ship Technology Global. He was previously the editor of the Just Food and Just Drinks digital magazines. He enjoys long walks on the beach and talking about the weather.

Peter Nilson


Sir Jonathan Thompson named HS2 Ltd Chair

Sir Jonathan Thompson has been named as HS2 Ltd Chair, having served as Deputy Chair since March 2022

RIA Consultants Group elects new Chair and Vice Chair

Jessica Ellery of Jacobs has been elected as Chair and Chris Pike of Arcadis as Vice Chair

New report says HS2 Ltd got its nature figures wrong

UK Government must require re-evaluation of nature loss and compensation, says The Wildlife Trusts

London Waterloo trialling AI sign language screens

London Waterloo is trialling new digital screens that display information via sign language

The 10 most expensive rail construction projects in 2022

248 rail construction projects broke ground in 2022, at a combined cost of over $500bn

Wilhelmshaven freight service launched

TX Logistik AG has launched a new rail freight connection between Wilhelmshaven and southern Germany.

California dreamin’: Future Rail 100 out now!

In this issue: the story of high-speed rail in California and Spain, predicting 2023 rail trends, and more

How Spain became the arena for high-speed rail competition

The Madrid-Barcelona high-speed route in Spain currently has four operators battling it out for customers: something of a triumph for anti-monopoly efforts on the railways.

Is Qatar ready for kick-off? Future Rail 99 out now!

In this issue: How Qatar has prepared its rail network for the Fifa World Cup, the viability of Crossrail 2, and more.