This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
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In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
Karl King and Lloyd Tobin of Frazer-Nash Consultancy outline how an in-depth multi-layered approach will be needed to deliver security to automatic train operation on mainline railways.
A recent study has revealed the railway connectors market is expected to grow from USD 802 million in 2018 to USD 1,069 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.92 per cent during the forecast period. What are the latest technological trends in this market?
To meet increased demand for mobility in Hong Kong and further enhance the customer experience, MTR Corporation is adopting state-of-the-art signalling technology and advanced train control facilities. For Global Railway Review, Adi Lau, Operations Director, and Gordon Lam, Chief Signal Engineer – Operations, explain that the scale and critical importance…
The key message from UNIFE's 2018 World Rail Market Study Results announced at InnoTrans 2018 was that the global rail supply industry remains on a growth track
1 June 2018 | By
GAI-Tronics – a division of Hubbell Ltd – provides systems, products and services that improve on-board and trackside communications for the railway industry. Neal Wright, Business Development Manager, talks about GAI-Tronics’ strategic development plans and gives greater insight into what they can off er the rail industry.
The digital age has arrived for the railway industry. The ability to sense demand, measure performance and monitor the health of physical assets can help manage capacity and predict and avoid disruption. Yet this inevitably puts more pressure on the industry to keep up with changes to technology.
Advances to rail signalling and train control systems will make international rail transport more competitive and attractive. But implementing strategies and understanding new digital solutions must be addressed before improvements can be realised...
6 June 2016 | By Belden
This white paper explores the impact wireless is having on train-to-ground systems, including Communications Based Train Control (CBTC), Passenger Information System (PIS) and Surveillance Video (CCTV).
13 April 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
The Canadian province of Ontario has partnered with Thales Canada to develop the next generation of rail signalling solutions for the region’s railways.
23 March 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Service has now begun on the first section of the Copenhagen S-Bane to receive Communications-Based Train Control System signalling.
11 February 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
French National Railways (SNCF) has awarded a contract to supply communication based train control (CBTC) system to Siemens for the RER E line extension. SNCF has signed a contract with Siemens France to deploy a new CBTC system for the extension of the RER’s E-line westwards. Dubbed NExTEO, the new…
In this Signalling & Telecoms supplement: Total renewal in Denmark is on time and on budget; The European rail industry’s commitment to ERTMS implementation; The signalling sector opens the door to the Spanish industry; Telecommunications: ringing in the new...
Invensys Rail Dimetronic signs the contract for the Signalling and Telecommunications installation project
3 August 2012 | By FJ Communications
Contract signed for the Signalling and Telecommunication system installation...