Swedish transport authority to install €66 million traffic management system
1 October 2015 • Author: Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, European Railway Review
The agreed contract will see the implementation of Alstom’s Iconis control centre solution. The new traffic management system will cover the entire country, and forms part of a broader project by Trafikverket to improve the punctuality and capacity of its network. The eight year contract, with the option of a nine year extension, will include the development and maintenance of the system.
New traffic management system to improve punctuality and capacity on Swedish rail network
Reacting to the awarded contract, Per Öster, Managing Director for Alstom Transport in the Nordics, said: “We are very pleased to have met all the demanding commercial and technical criteria set by Trafikverket. With traffic management systems in operation across Europe and the ongoing Denmark re-signalling and traffic optimisation, Alstom is building on its experience and strengthening its position as supplier of proven and reliable railway solutions in Sweden and the Nordic region.”
The Iconis Mainline control centre solution integrates information, monitoring, control and optimisation of the entire rail network, allowing for traffic disturbances, management and resource allocation.