Archive for category: S & T

Alstom awarded signalling contract for Amsterdam metro

Alstom has been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Amsterdam to deploy its signalling technology on the four existing metro lines and on the new North-South line, currently under construction. The system will enable automatic train operation, i...
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Ansaldo STS awarded PTC contract in Pennsylvania

Ansaldo STS has been awarded a $98 million contract to supply a Positive Train Control (PTC) system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Ansaldo STS’s PTC system will control SEPTA’s regional rail system, which se...
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Jubilee Line Transformed

London Underground’s Jubilee Line has had an interesting history. The Stanmore section was originally part of the Metropolitan Line but became a branch of the Bakerloo Line in 1939 when the deep level tube was opened from Baker Street to Finchley Roa...
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Signalling upgrade to cut rail delays ‘by 50%’

Network Rail has said the four-year scheme to upgrade signalling infrastructure on the Great Western main line could ‘help cut delays by 50%’. The £400m improvement will ‘significantly benefit’ services travelling through Brist...
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Signalling upgrade to cut rail delays ‘by 50%’

Network Rail has said the four-year scheme to upgrade signalling infrastructure on the Great Western main line could ‘help cut delays by 50%’. The £400m improvement will ‘significantly benefit’ services travelling through Brist...
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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 (a Bombardier and Carillion ...
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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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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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