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London North Eastern Railway (LNER) have announced that their FutureLabs scheme has returned for a second year.
In a bid to find innovations to improve and develop the rail industry, LNER hopes to partner with selected projects and their teams to take ideas to the next level.
Last year, LNER selected five startups to work with and covered things like personalised maps, clean air spaces, and an improved at-seat experience
To be considered for the scheme, ideas must meet certain criteria, these are:
The current timescale for FutureLab is detailed below:
To find out more, visit http://www.lnerfuturelabs.co.uk
Chief Digital and Innovation Officer at LNER Danny Gonzalez said: “Our ambition is to truly transform rail travel for the benefit of our customers and communities. We’re not just talking about micro changes that tinker around the edges. As we build on the success of FutureLabs last year, which introduced a number of creative and new ideas to the rail industry, we are keen to continue to take advantage of some of the world’s latest digital and tech developments to transform ways of working for our people and the experience for our customers.”
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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