Archive for category: S & T

Clearance for Bombardier’s high-capacity signalling in Sweden

The announcement means the system could be used as part of the modernisation of Sweden's 11,000km mainline rail network.
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Samsung successfully tests 5G on high-speed train in Japan

Telecommunications firms Samsung and KDDI have successfully tested 5G onboard a high-speed train in Japan.
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Trans-Australian Railway to trial new in-cab signalling technology

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to begin testing a new in-cab signalling system known as Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) on the Trans-Australian Railway.
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Luxembourg railways to scrap MEMOR for ERTMS

Luxembourg is to scrap its MEMOR II+ railway signalling and speed control system in favour of the European Traffic Management System Level 3.
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Egypt National Railways awards signalling contract to Thales

Egypt National Railways has awarded a contract to Thales to modernise signalling and telecommunications systems on a section of the Alexandria–Cairo–Aswan railway. 
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SL terminates signalling contract with Ansaldo STS

Public transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) has cancelled its contract with Ansaldo STS to install a new CBTC signalling system on Stockholm's red line.
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PKP to spend €60m modernising 182 level crossings

Polish State Railways has revealed plans to spend around €60.7 million improving safety at 182 level crossings by replacing "worn out equipment".
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Transport for London successfully tests new Tube signalling

A new signalling system on the London Underground has been successfully tested for the first time. 
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HIMA signs “strategically significant” deal in Indonesia

Under the €1.8 million deal HIMA will upgrade safety technology at 25 stations in the Southeast Asian country - HIMA's biggest contract in the Asia-Pacific area to date.
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Saudi Arabia maintenance contract for Thales

Thales has signed a two-year deal with the Saudi Railway Company to maintain signalling and telecommunication systems for the North-South line.
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ERTMS deadline at risk because of “patchwork” deployment

Plans to rollout ERTMS across Europe by 2030 are in doubt because of a reluctance to invest in new signalling technologies, according to a special report by the European Court of Auditors.
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