Signalling & Telecommunications - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 29 November 2016 /
Bombardier Transportation has announced that its TRAXX locomotives have been approved for operation on Switzerland’s ETCS routes, including Gotthard Base Tunnel.
Rail industry news / 17 November 2016 /
Hitachi is carrying out European Train Control System (ETCS) digital signalling tests on its intercity trains destined for passenger service on the Great Western route from 2017.
Rail industry news / 27 September 2016 /
Alstom and Danish infrastructure owner Banedanmark have achieved a world first by successfully testing an ETCS (European Train Control System) level 2 baseline 3 application.
Rail industry news / 23 September 2016 /
A partnership formed of rail infrastructure consultants AmeySersa and Network Rail delivered the UK’s first 125mph switches and crossings handback on the East Coast Main Line.
Nigel Davies, Head of QinetiQ’s Secured Navigation group, explores the potential risks and benefits of the increasing use of satellite signals in rail networks.
Rail industry news / 14 September 2016 /
Hitachi Rail Europe has been given approval from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) to use its European Train Control System (ETCS) on passenger services in the UK.
Rail industry news / 12 August 2016 /
Network Rail has awarded Siemens Rail Automation the Port Talbot West Phase 1 resignalling contract which will see the last section of the Great Western Mainline converted for electrification.
For my next blog on European Railway Review I have chosen a very topical subject to share with you, security but perhaps not in the vein you might expect…
In our latest free-to-view Signalling & Telecommunications Supplement, Luc Lallemand shares Infrabel’s recent ETCS milestones, SŽ’s José Urbanc explores Slovenia’s signalling developments, and Frans Heijnen provides an overview of the EULYNX project…
Video case study of Norfolk Southern Rail, discussing their efforts to boost safety & efficiency with IP Networking.
Rail industry news / 29 June 2016 /
Alstom has delivered and fitted Australia’s first European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 signalling system covering suburbs in the south of Sydney.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) enhances operations and efficiency with advanced communications network
Case study covering the renewal of Swiss Federal Railways, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB), entire data network with the Nokia solution to support an advanced, future-proof platform for mission-critical operations, passenger services and business traffic…