Hitachi Rail has secured clearance from the European Commission for the €1660 million acquisition of Thales GTS.
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Thales have won an Adif contract for the installation of 235 new DCO cabinets on the Madrid-Seville high-speed line.
The East Coast Digital Programme has celebrated the completion of testing with digital signalling for Class 43 trains.
During the second day of InnoTrans 2022, the Global Railway Review team have been in Berlin to break the latest news.
Thales was awarded the contract for the project, which has a budget of more than €17.8 million, by Adif.
Three Porterbrook Class 43 Power cars have been retrofitted with the European Train Control System to achieve level 2 testing.
In this interview for Global Railway Review, Norman Frisch, Marketing Director, Enterprise Business Group and Transport Sector at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, explains how Wi-Fi 6 technology enables large-bandwidth real-time wireless train-to-ground backhaul for rail transit vehicles.
Thales will implement the Central Safety System in order to achieve much safer and more sustainable railway traffic network for the Netherlands.
The new signalling system represents an increase in safety and reliability for the Humanes-Monfragüe railway section, as well as the quality of sustainable travel between stations.
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.
Thales has been selected by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, to provide state-of-the-art Automatic Fare Collection gates on Mass Rapid Transit lines throughout the country.
Once the acquisition is finalised, Hitachi Rail expects to drive growth by expanding its rail signalling systems business globally, bringing an enhanced turnkey railway offering to new markets around the world.
After going live in 2023, the Online Key Management System will then be rolled out across the UK as part of Network Rail’s long-term programme to transform the UK’s rail system.