Archive for category: S & T

Alstom secures signalling contract for new section of Buenos Aires suburban line

A train service on the San Martin line. Photo: Profesor Favalli.Alstom's managing director for signalling in Latin America, Luciano Barbieri, said that the award represents a continuation of the company's aim to invest more in Argentina to help modernise its transport system.
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4LM programme progresses as TfL tests new signalling system

Photo: TfL.The trial involved staff operating six out-of-service trains under the new signalling system between Hammersmith and Latimer Road, which will be the first section to go live.
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5G – A General Perspective

For the rail industry, how to replace the ageing GSM-R radio networks is an ever-present challenge.
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Siemens to equip ETCS to Százhalombatta-Pusztaszabolcs line in Hungary

Photo: Siemens.The planned commissioning is expected by December 2020.
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Fenix Signalling to establish base in Southeast Asia

Photo: Fenix Signalling.Fenix Group CEO Craig Purcell described the move as "one of the most exciting opportunities" in the company's history. 
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EU to fund ERTMS upgrade on LGV Sud-Est

The European Union (EU) has agreed a €117 million grant to help fund the deployment of ERTMS Level 2 on the Paris-Lyon high-speed line. The funding agreement was signed in Ljubljana, Slovenia, today (April 26) by European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc; France’s Transport Minister, Elisabeth Borne, and SNCF Réseau chairman and CEO Patrick Jeantet. The EU has already […]
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Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura awards Alstom €16m signalling contract

Ciudad Universitaria station. Photo: Sebastian Lopez Suarez.Alstom, which has worked in Argentina since 1993, said that the award is its first direct contract from Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura.
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DB opens its first digital interlocking system

A stock photo of a Erzgebirgsbahn train in Annaberg-Buchholz. Photo: Ad Meskens.The inauguration represents the starting point for the nationwide rollout of the latest generation of interlocking systems following tests by DB subsidiary Erzgebirgsbahn.
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Siemens awarded Network Rail contract to fit 745-locomotive fleet with ETCS

This is the first of a series of contracts which will see ETCS installed on the country's entire fleet of passenger and freight locomotives.
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Progress Rail takes over Italian signal provider ECM

ECM, which is headquartered in Pistoia, will join Progress Rail's signal division and continue signal production and engineering from Italy.
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Victoria Government awards €730m signalling and comms contract

The Rail Systems Alliance (RSA) has been awarded the contract to install a high-capacity rail control solution for the state of Victoria's A$11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project.
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