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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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Global Railway Review Issue 3 2021

2 June 2021 | By

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.

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Global Railway Review Issue 2 2021

6 April 2021 | By

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…

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2021: The turning point for the European rail industry

22 January 2021 | By

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.

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Protecting railway cyber-security today, tomorrow and for the future

8 January 2021 | By

Richard Thomas is a UKRRIN Industrial Fellow in Data Integration and Cyber-Security at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). In this article for Global Railway Review, Richard explains the intricacies of protecting and maintaining railway assets, while constantly evolving to meet the cyber-security needs of future technology.