Keir Fitch, Head of Unit Rail Safety & Interoperability in DG MOVE, European Commission, explains the intricacies of implementing the FRMCS and the significant benefits for rail that will come with the use of the new 5G technology and architecture.
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Global System for Mobile Communications – Railway (GSM-R)
The Global System for Mobile Communications – Railway (GSM-R) is an international wireless communications standard for railway communication and applications. A sub-system of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), GSM-R is used for communication between rolling stock and railway regulation control centres.
Axel Schuppe, General Manager of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), heralds the arrival of FRMCS and explains just why this innovation is crucial to achieving the future rail service that passengers deserve.
Markku Voutilainen, Senior Inspector Project Manager at the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA), delves into the topic of safety related communications across Finland’s rail network, exploring the complexities of preparing for FRMCS while facing uncertainty around specification and implementation timelines, while marking the technological step forward it will mean for…
Due to be launched in 2025, the new 5G-enabled telecommunications standard Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) is anticipated to improve safety, the passenger experience and operational efficiency. This In-Depth Focus explores the intricacies of implementing FRMCS, what more needs to be done in the transition period, the role that…
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!
As part of the landmark rail project Stuttgart 21, Alstom will retrofit DB Regio's BR 423 and BR 430 trains with ETCS Level 2 and 3, as well as ATO GoA2.
RazorSecure and Comtest Wireless have partnered to deliver a comprehensive suite of cyber-security protection solutions that encompass both rolling stock and infrastructure.
In this interview with Global Railway Review, Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, explains how FRMCS will be a key enabler for digital railways, the benefits that it will bring and the use of 5G being the foundational technology to support its success.
Under the agreement, ProRail's GSM-R voice and data communications network in The Netherlands will be operated and maintained for a period of 10 years.
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.
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…
Expandium and Cervello have announced a strategic partnership to combine cyber-security with predictive maintenance for rail signalling and telecom systems.
Nokia has been selected by Austrian rail operator WESTbahn to implement a secure, high-performance and high-bandwidth train-to-ground communications solution across the operator’s new expanded fleet of intercity trains.
With a wide range of digital solutions - including its Smart Rail ICT architecture, AirFlash 5G Microwave enterprise solution and Urban Rail Cloud platform - Huawei is supporting the rail industry in its efforts to digitalise, particularly in the areas of connectivity, cloud infrastructure and artificial intelligence, in order to…