The two contracts will see Siemens Mobility work to improve the overall efficiency and capacity of the rail network in metropolitan Sydney, Australia.
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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.
The new research site will focus on testing the interlocking logic software and station configurations developed by LocoTech-Signal on the core operating system of ECM’s HMR9.
As part of the country-wide programme to accelerate the implementation of Germany’s digital interlocking projects by 2021, Siemens Mobility will fully digitalise the Finnentrop interlocking in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
Thales’ newly developed system removes the reliance on the train driver to watch track-side signals by providing the end user with continuous speed supervision and real-time information about the state of the railway ahead.
GB Railfreight will run over 100 trains from Doncaster and Whitemoor to King's Cross over the course of February to May 2021, representing the largest possession site that GBRf will have contributed to at any one time.
Network Rail Consulting's Australian subsidiary has successfully extended its Transport for New South Wales System Integrator contract to 2024.
The interlocking system on TCDD's Eskisehir-Kutahya-Balikesir line was completed and put into service by Alstom on 5 February 2021.
4SECURail has successfully designed a Computer Security Incident Response Team for rail cyber-security and a Formal Methods Demonstrator for improved railway signalling systems.
Alstom will design, supply and install the signalling, train control and telecommunication system for the new semi-high-speed rail line.
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.