Archive for category: S & T

Kapsch completes high speed rail works in Spain

Kapsch CarrierCom has announced it has ‘successfully implemented the latest train security and communication technology’ on the first high speed line in the Galicia region in the north west of Spain. Kapsch completed this ‘challenging...
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Network Rail announces ETCS framework agreements

Network Rail has announced framework agreements with four suppliers for the development and design of a new, European-standard signalling system for Britain’s railways. The successful suppliers are Invensys Rail, Infrasig, Ansaldo STS and Signalling...
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Network Rail announces ETCS framework agreements

Network Rail has announced framework agreements with four suppliers for the development and design of a new, European-standard signalling system for Britain’s railways. The successful suppliers are Invensys Rail, Infrasig (a Bombardier and Carillion ...
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Works to begin on Melbourne’s Hurstbridge line upgrade

Main works are set to begin ‘shortly’ on the Hurstbridge line upgrade project with the construction contract awarded to Abigroup. Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder said the $60.8 million upgrade will improve the reliability and eff...
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Works to begin on Melbourne’s Hurstbridge line upgrade

Main works are set to begin ‘shortly’ on the Hurstbridge line upgrade project with the construction contract awarded to Abigroup. Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder said the $60.8 million upgrade will improve the reliability and eff...
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TQ Catalis top training

TQ Catalis, among the UK’s largest specialist rail training providers, delivers training and assessment of the highest quality in all rail engineering, safety and operational functions. Now part of Pearsons PLC, top education provider and with a rail...
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Alstom awarded ERTMS contract in Denmark

Alstom has been awarded a contract by Banedanmark to design and test Atlas, its ERTMS/ETCS on-board Level 2 solution. This solution meets the latest ERTMS standard and will be potentially deployed on 789 trains, mainly non Alstom-made ones, operated by...
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Signal appointment for PB

Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Ian Bridges as its new Head of Signalling in Britain. The company’s UK rail activity includes engineering consultancy for some of Network Rail’s major projects including the Thameslink and Northern Hub programmes,...
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Gioconda awarded contract for NW Electrification project

Gioconda has been awarded the contract to supply HD video and partial 3D VR software tools for phase 2 of the North West Electrification project. Gioconda will start work on the project with immediate effect, with the section due for commissioning in 2...
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Gioconda awarded contract for NW Electrification project

Gioconda has been awarded the contract to supply HD video and partial 3D VR software tools for phase 2 of the North West Electrification project. Gioconda will start work on the project with immediate effect, with the section due for commissioning in 2...
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Ingenuity at the Interface

What do interfaces mean to engineers? Perhaps a good definition would be the interconnection between systems or sub systems from the same or different manufacturers. But this falls way short of listing all interfaces that occur on the railway, many so ...
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