In this article for Global Railway Review, colleagues from the European Rail Freight Corridor ScanMed and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) explain that the Rail Freight Corridors want to strengthen their cooperation with the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking in implementing innovative railway projects in order to be able to meet tomorrow’s…
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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).
Humatics has been awarded a contract by the New York MTA to develop an interoperable Ultra Wideband solution to be used in train control applications.
Alstom has begun manufacturing the regional commuter and transit trains for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut semi-high-speed rail corridor for RRTS Phase 1.
RazorSecure and Comtest Wireless have partnered to deliver a comprehensive suite of cyber-security protection solutions that encompass both rolling stock and infrastructure.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
The first of 30 new cross-border trains, which will operate between France and Germany, has begun testing for certification and approval, with the aim of beginning operation in 2024.
Four Avelia Euroduplex trains from SNCF's fleet have entered commercial service on the Madrid-Barcelona route and will be operated by OUIGO España.
Alstom/Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the upgrade of 55 of the 77 Alpha Trains locomotives, with Alstom Belgium responsible for the remainder.
The Alstom, Thales and Nokia consortium have completed a complex signalling upgrade enabling the implementation of 200km/h services on the E65 railway line linking Warsaw and Gdynia.
Marie Vopálenská, General Director of ACRI – the Association of Czech Railway Industry – looks to the future of rail development in the Czech Republic, and addresses the need for investment and modernisation to drive forward the country’s sustainable rail plans.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
Thales’ newly developed system removes the reliance on the train driver to watch track-side signals by providing the end user with continuous speed supervision and real-time information about the state of the railway ahead.
The interlocking system on TCDD's Eskisehir-Kutahya-Balikesir line was completed and put into service by Alstom on 5 February 2021.
With the ‘European Year of Rail’ already underway, Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), writes that, during this busy year for the European rail community, focus must be on recovery and development to make Europe's rail ambitions become reality.