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Kapsch - Articles and news items

Kapsch successfully finalises two GSM-R projects in the Czech Republic

Rail industry news / 7 August 2014 /

For the railway sections Lanžhot (CZ) – Kúty (SK) and Břeclav (CZ) – Hohenau (A) the European Train Control System is now available…

Kapsch granted approval by the Office of Rail Transportation for the first GSM-R system in Poland

Rail industry news / 27 May 2014 /

The President of the Polish Office of Rail Transportation has granted the approval for the operation of the GSM-R system implemented by Kapsch CarrierCom on route E30 on the Bielawa Dolna – Węgliniec – Legnica route…

Signalling & Telecoms supplement 2014

Issue 1 2014, Supplements / 13 February 2014 /

Read an exclusive interview with Karel Vinck – the European Commission’s European Coordinator for ERTMS, an article about Norway’s ERTMS plans from Jernbaneverket’s Project Manager Eivind Skorstad, plus an article about recent GSM-R achievements and its evolution from Dan Mandoc at the UIC…

Kapsch supplies GSM-R technology to Hungary

Rail industry news / 27 November 2013 /

Expansion of the GSM-R network should further optimize trans-European rail traffic…

Kapsch obtains the second major order this year for train radio in Poland

Rail industry news / 15 November 2013 /

Kapsch will handle the design, delivery and installation of the GSM-R train radio system…

Signalling & Telecoms supplement 2013

Issue 1 2013, Supplements / 25 February 2013 /

Crossrail’s signalling plans for best possible performance
What is in store for ERTMS in 2013? (Pio Guido Head of ERTMS Unit, European Railway Agency)
Railway telecommunications and traffic safety (José Pestana Neves, Adviser to the Board of Directors, Refer Telecom and Member of the UIC European Radio Implementation Group)

Signalling & Telecoms Supplement 2012 (free to view)

Issue 6 2012, Supplements / 28 November 2012 /

Infrabel installing ETCS step-by-step on Belgian railway network (Luc Lallemand, CEO of Infrabel)
Railway telecommunications and traffic safety (José Pestana Neves, Adviser to the Board of Directors, Refer Telecom and Member of the UIC European Radio Implementation Group (ERIG))

InnoTrans 2012 sets impressive new record

Issue 6 2012 / 27 November 2012 /

InnoTrans 2012 has set an impressive new record, exceeding figures of the previous event, and thus clearly cementing its position as the world’s leading trade fair for the global rail transport industry.

Between 18 and 21 September 2012, the Messe Berlin opened its doors to welcome over 126,000 trade visitors from 140 countries who attended InnoTrans to find out about the latest industry products and services from over 2,500 exhibiting companies. The theme of InnoTrans 2012 was ‘the future of mobility’ and alongside the opportunity to watch live-demonstrations of innovative products available on the market, there was also a number of interesting and informative conferences, seminars and onbooth discussions amongst the industry’s toplevel management and experts.

At the Opening Ceremony of InnoTrans 2012, Siim Kallas, the Vice President and Commissioner for Transport at the European Commission called for fair conditions for rail service providers in all member states. “It is important to have a mix of public invitations to tender and open access,” he said.

Siemens and Kapsch equip the first German line with ETCS Level 2 train control system

Rail industry news / 6 September 2012 /

Siemens and Kapsch are equipping the 230 kilometers of newly constructed line…

Kapsch chosen as Czech Republic’s GSM-R technology general contractor

Rail industry news / 3 August 2011 /

SŽDC chooses Kapsch to equip the railway route between Ostrava – st.hr. SR and Přerov – Č. Třebov with GSM-R…