EIB has signed a €95 million loan agreement with Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of track and signalling along the Estonian railway network.
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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.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing the UK’s new high-speed rail network, has begun the search for the specialist contractor that will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems.
As Network Rail loses staff to illness and self-isolation during the COVID-19 crisis, a new training centre has been opened to teach both new and returning signallers who will help to keep Britain's railway moving.
Denmark's rail infrastructure manager, Banedanmark, has completed the roll-out of ERTMS on the last stretch of the Thybanen line between Thisted and Struer.
As COVID-19 continues to severely impact the UK rail industry, ORR has announced that it will close the signalling market study in order to ease the burden being placed on the industry.
Following the theft of hundreds of metres of railway signalling cable, vital journeys for key workers and freight across the UK have been jeopardised.
Network Rail's Southern Region has appealed to former signallers to help the railway during the crisis as they lose staff to self-isolation and sickness.
Network Rail's first digital railway takes major step forward with the announcement of Siemens and Atkins as project partners.
A storm-damaged section of the UK’s West Coast main line in Cumbria was recently reopened in less than 24 hours, thanks to raised signalling equipment by Network Rail.
Siemens Mobility, Bombardier and Porterbrook have come to an agreement on the best approach to introducing ETCS on existing Electrostar units.
The five framework contracts awarded by Network Rail will aim to improve reliability, but also reduce delays and increase capacity on the UK's network.
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.
Banedanmark's electrification of the line will be followed by the installation and introduction of a new signalling system.