Moderated by Allan Spence, Chair of the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) and Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor, Safety and Interoperability, UIC, participants from SNCF, Network Rail, Trafikverket and more, discuss their views on safety around level crossings.
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Infraestruturas de Portugal (IP)
Thales will modernise Portugal's railway network with new and state-of-the-art electronic signalling systems for the Cascais Line, the West Line and Santa Apolonia Station.
The 5GRAIL project will aim to validate the first FRMCS specifications by developing and testing prototypes for the FRMCS ecosystem for both trackside infrastructure and on-board use.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
The contract will require Thales to renew the existing signalling on three sections of Infraestruturas de Portugal's network.
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