Monika Heiming, Executive Director of the EIM, the European Rail Infrastructure Managers association, writes that the question is not if rail can play a crucial role in the future of transportation, but how and explores where the industry is now and what it should strive for.
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The development of rail traffic management systems are bringing considerable benefits to the railway sector, boosting international freight and passenger transport. Read on to find out how Slovenia and Norway are modernising their networks, an overview of the recent amendment of the CCS TSI, and the challenges related to evolving…
A second 10-year maintenance contract for ETCS has been signed by Alstom and SBB, with the value of the contract coming to over €25 million.
Future traffic on Germany’s rails will be controlled by 280 digital signal boxes, continuing DB’s digitalisation drive and replacing decades-old interlockings.
Toufic Machnouk, Network Rail’s Programme Director for Digital Railway on East Coast Main Line, explains why the route is appointing partners to create a digital railway transformation.
This installation of ETCS will be the first time that digital signalling has been installed on an existing fleet of electric passenger trains.
The new locomotives will enable cross-border transport without the need to change locomotives; improving the passenger experience.
Alstom has installed European Train Control System (ETCS) on Vectron locomotives for 37 different operators across Europe.
For this project, ENGIE Ineo and Thales worked on the construction of rail electrification, revenue collection, signalling and telecommunication systems.
ETCS Level 2 safely optimises line capacity by anticipating and adapting the speed of the trains through continuous train control and supervision via a radio-based signalling system.
The integration of digital systems on Sydney’s rail network is one step closer after NSW government sign a $16 million contract.
For the first time in Switzerland, a large series of multiple units will be equipped with an ETCS automatic train protection system.