Archive for category: S & T

Caltrain Board agrees electrification funding

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the agency that owns and operates Caltrain, has approved a regional agreement to fully fund the electrification of the railroad. The Memorandum of Understanding between the California High-Speed Rail Authority...
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Thales offers automated trains to Delhi Metro

Thales, which is supplying communication-based train control system to the Dubai Metro, has offered its fully automated driverless trains to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Delhi Metro, which currently runs 2,400 services per day and carries 1.8 m...
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Thales offers automated trains to Delhi Metro

Thales, which is supplying communication-based train control system to the Dubai Metro, has offered its fully automated driverless trains to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Delhi Metro, which currently runs 2,400 services per day and carries 1.8 m...
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Putting the Paisley Corridor into the WSSC

The new generation of Network Rail Control Centres are growing by number every year, but one of the first to be commissioned has recently had a major expansion to its operational area. The West of Scotland Signalling Centre (WSCC), sited at Cowlairs on...
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Thales wins ETCS Level 2 project in Hungary

Thales Austria recently signed a contract with the Hungarian infrastructure company NIF to provide modern electronic train control technology for the Boba-Bajánsenye line. The contract includes the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a c...
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Thales wins ETCS Level 2 project in Hungary

Thales Austria recently signed a contract with the Hungarian infrastructure company NIF to provide modern electronic train control technology for the Boba-Bajánsenye line. The contract includes the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a c...
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ETCS coming to the UK

Although Network Rail is a member of the ERTMS Users Group, as described in Clive Kessell’s article, the Cambrian Line is the only ERTMS equipped line in the UK. The 134 miles between Sutton Bridge Junction, Shrewsbury and Machynlleth compare poorly ...
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ETCS coming to the UK

Although Network Rail is a member of the ERTMS Users Group, as described in Clive Kessell’s article, the Cambrian Line is the only ERTMS equipped line in the UK. The 134 miles between Sutton Bridge Junction, Shrewsbury and Machynlleth compare poorly ...
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Changes to Positive Train Control regulations ‘will ensure safety’

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced changes to regulations governing the installation of positive train control (PTC) equipment that will ‘give railroads additional flexibility, save money and maintain a high level of safety&#8...
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Ansaldo STS awarded Pilbara S&T contract

Ansaldo STS has been awarded a contract to provide the signalling and telecommunications system for heavy rail traffic with satellite positioning, as part of the Roy Hill Iron Ore project. The contract to deliver the first two phases of a staged signal...
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In-Cab signalling agreement

Network Rail has reached framework agreements with four suppliers for the development and design of a new, European-standard signalling system for Britain’s railways. ETCS does not require line-side signals and is cheaper to install than conventional...
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