Companies from Italy, France, and Spain have been nominated for the 2nd round of construction supervision services for the Rail Baltica main line.
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HS2 have been given planning permission for two viaducts which will take the railway into Curzon Street Station in Birmingham’s city centre.
An agreement has been signed between RB Rail AS and an international consortium for the control-command and signalling engineering and works supervision for the Rail Baltica project.
The successful bidder will partner with HS2 Ltd to lead the design and delivery of the 36-mile Phase 2a route of Britain’s high-speed rail network, connecting the West Midlands and Crewe.
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.
HS2 Ltd names the construction teams that will deliver the project’s London terminus and its west London super-hub at Old Oak Common.
SNCF have a vision: to carry more passengers and goods – and improve services at the same time. They believe their automated train project will help achieve these goals. For Global Railway Review, Luc Laroche – Director of SNCF’s Automated Train Project – explains more about this vision, and how…
5 June 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Swedish Transport Agency, Trafikverket, has appointed the COWI and SYSTRA Consortium as technical consultants for the high-speed Ostlänken or Eastern Link project.
1 July 2013 | By SYSTRA
SYSTRA with joint venture partner COWI has been appointed by Banedanmark...
3 December 2008 | By Robert Sarfati, Director Consultant at SYSTRA, Chairman of the UIC ERTMS/GSM-R Operators Group and Chairman of ETSI Technical Committee for Rail Telecommunications
GSM-R is the bearer for ERTMS/ETCS, the European Train Control System, gradually introducing a true intelligent traffic management system all over the railway lines in Europe. This global system is now extending to several countries worldwide as a recognised operating system.
1 August 2008 | By Robert Sarfati, Chairman of the UIC ERTMS/GSM-R Operators Group and Director Consultant in charge of ERTMS Systems, SYSTRA and Lovan Pushparatnam, Senior Telecommunications Engineer, SYSTRA
Railways across Europe and in other parts of the world are replacing their analogue operational radio communications networks by a digital system called GSM-R. This is an enhanced version of the hugely successful public cellular radio standard, GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) which has additional features to meet the…
28 July 2006 | By James Abbott, Technical Editor
Consultancy practices have an important role in providing technical expertise for railway projects around the globe. Historically, Europe’s big state railways were self-sufficient. All the engineering skills were on hand in-house: when a new project was sanctioned by the government, the state railway would generally be able to design and…