Siemens Mobility, Bombardier and Porterbrook have come to an agreement on the best approach to introducing ETCS on existing Electrostar units.
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The rail industry is harnessing innovative digital solutions that can benefit the railway sector. A world in which trains are never late and rail travel is cheaper, safer and more efficient is on the horizon thanks to radical innovation and technology that has marked the next stage of rail’s digital revolution.
What are the trends and challenges in rail digitalisation and how is the industry moving forward to embrace and adopt solutions?
A giant leap forward in mobile, always-on digital journey planning will be revealed by global infrastructure support business L.B. Foster in Hall 2/2 C60 at this year’s IT-TRANS at the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre in Rheinstetten, Germany on 3-5 March.
Hit Rail first installed the Common Interface for ProRail in October 2019, and has now been awarded with a 10-year contract to host and operate the SaaS.
The technology being tested by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency aims to enhance the monitoring of the condition of rail switches.
Fugro's RILA technology has been utilised by Network Rail since 2013 and has officially gained approval for use in platform gauging.
The ORR's study will focus on the level of competition for the delivery of significant signalling projects in a bid to limit Network Rail's spend on signalling.
The system integrator contract has been extended, following Network Rail Consulting being awarded the first phase of the Digital Systems Program in 2018.
The ERTMS timetable was extended following discussions within the industry that highlighted the need for environmental investments.
In a bid to drive the transformation of Wales' rail network, TfW inaugurated the 'Lab by Transport for Wales' as an open innovation initiative.
A planning application has been submitted on behalf of Siemens for the new research, development and innovation centre in Goole, East Yorkshire.
The 82 design contracts have been awarded to a total of 34 suppliers and represents up to £640 million of investment by 2029.
CodingCat's winning entry to HackTrain VI found that there was spare capacity in parts of Britain's rail network that could be used to improve operations.
The new podcast series will allow for industry professionals to discuss commuter questions and contribute to topic-led insight pieces.
Further trials and experiments will follow in order to develop the automatic train pilot technology by testing various other real-life scenarios.
Requirements of the tender include the delivery and testing of the world's first 5G-based network for automated rail operation.