Archive for category: S & T

Easy like a Sunday Morning

The signalling upgrade on the Camden Town to High Barnet/Mill Hill East branch of the Northern line is currently ahead of schedule. TfL says the Sunday late start ups planned for the next few months have been cancelled. The decision to withdraw the clo...
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ERTMS reaches Croatia

The first railway line in Croatia to be equipped with European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) / European Train Control System (ETCS) technology has commenced operations in the central European state. As readers of the rail engineer will be awar...
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Signalling Centre dispute ‘settled’ following union strikes

The RMT said it has ‘reached a settlement’ in the long-running dispute over career progression at the West of Scotland Signalling Centre. The union held strikes earlier this year which saw services disrupted across Scotland. The RMT said di...
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Signal success for Heritage Supporters

The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers has taken delivery of an historic locomotive nameplate. Class 37 locomotive no. 37232, belonging to DB Schenker, previously carried the name: ‘Institution of Railway Signal Engineers’ and had been designa...
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Success in the South

The Kent Coast electrification of the late 1950s was all about eliminating steam traction and only partial modernisation of signalling on the North Kent line route was undertaken. New signal boxes were commissioned at Rochester, Rainham, Sittingbourne ...
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Balfour Beatty awarded rail power supply contract

Balfour Beatty has announced it has been awarded a contract for the electrical distribution works of the West Coast Power Supply Upgrade project. The project involves the power upgrade design, supply, installation and commissioning of nine new 25-0-25 ...
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Rail signalling staff to strike again

The RMT said its rail signalling staff at the West of Scotland Signalling Centre will be striking again for 24 hours. The union said the two strikes have been called ‘following a total failure by the management to make any progress’ regardi...
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Rail signalling staff to strike again

The RMT said its rail signalling staff at the West of Scotland Signalling Centre will be striking again for 24 hours. The union said the two strikes have been called ‘following a total failure by the management to make any progress’ regardi...
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Final testing of Docklands Light Railway signalling upgrade underway

New signalling software across the Docklands Light Railway network will be put to the test at the weekend. The new system will ‘ensure’ services across the whole network can recover more quickly from any delays that occur and will improve t...
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Thales awarded Singapore metro signalling contracts

Thales has been awarded a signalling contract by rail operator SMRT Corporation Ltd for the North-South and East-West lines of Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit system. The contract is worth an estimated €118 million. The two MRT lines are over 1...
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Thales awarded Singapore metro signalling contracts

Thales has been awarded a signalling contract by rail operator SMRT Corporation Ltd for the North-South and East-West lines of Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit system. The contract is worth an estimated €118 million. The two MRT lines are over 1...
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