Alstom will design, supply and install the signalling, train control and telecommunication system for the new semi-high-speed rail line.
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Advances to rail signalling and train control systems are set to make international rail transport more competitive and attractive. But implementing strategies and understanding the benefits of new digital solutions must be addressed before improvements can be realised.
Up-cycled from a fleet previously owned by GWR, the new Heathrow Express trains feature the most up to date train and passenger technology.
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
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The ‘Distributed Smart Safe System’ (DS3) enables the virtualisation of most signalling components, such as interlocking computers or ETCS computers.
Thales has begun work on signalling upgrades at seven stations as part of the Egyptian National Railways Signalling Modernisation project.
The funding will accelerate feasibility work for digital signalling on vital sections of the West Coast Main Line, Midland Main Line and East Anglia route.
The project aims to tackle one of the rail sector’s biggest challenges: How to pinpoint the accurate location of a moving train.
The BOMBARDIER EBI Sense digital service is a step towards realising the benefits of digitalisation for railway performance.
By utilising machine learning, Network Rail can increase prediction accuracy, reduce delays, unlock early risk detection and enable significant cost savings.
As part of the Great North Rail Project, Network Rail is investing £36 million to transform Manchester’s railway signalling system and improve journeys for passengers and freight.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a three-year contract by Transport for Wales as part of the Core Valley Lines Transformation programme.
The UK government has dedicated £200,000 to develop better mobile connectivity for passengers when travelling across the UK rail network.
Norske tog AS has awarded Siemens Mobility with the framework contract to supply 570 GSM-R train cab radios for use across Norway.
NJ TRANSIT has announced that it has advanced its Positive Train Control (PTC) programme into the Extended Revenue Service Demonstration (ERSD) phase.