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European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

 

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a traffic management system that provides a unified signalling and train control system throughout Europe. A key component of ERTMS is the on-board rolling stock signalling equipment known as the European Train Control System (ETCS).

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Next generation train control ‘Made in Germany’

11 February 2022 | By

Dan Woywod, Head of Railway Technology at the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), shares his insights into how Germany’s use of ATO with ETCS will optimise both urban mobility and regional operations, as the country strives to digitalise its entire rail network by 2035.

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Transitioning to FRMCS

11 January 2022 | By

Nicholas Shrimpton, UNIFE Technical Affairs Manager, discusses how the introduction of digitalisation and automation in rail will become central for the deployment of both FRMCS, and future broadband applications, far beyond today’s GSM-R.