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Signalling & Telecommunications - Articles and news items

ETCS level 2 baseline 3 application successfully tested in Denmark

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.

Partnership delivers UK’s first 125mph switches and crossings handback

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.

What are the implications of satellite-guided digital rail networks?

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 15 September 2016 /

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.

Digital railway boost with approval of Hitachi’s ETCS on UK passenger services

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.

Network Rail awards Port Talbot West Phase 1 resignalling contract

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.

Railway cyber security

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 2 August 2016 /

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…

Signalling & Telecommunications Supplement 2016

Issue 4 2016, Supplements, Z Homepage promo / 25 July 2016 /

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: Norfolk Southern Rail Case Study – Boost Safety & Efficiency with IP Networking

Videos, Z Homepage promo / 4 July 2016 /

Video case study of Norfolk Southern Rail, discussing their efforts to boost safety & efficiency with IP Networking.

Australia receives its first ETCS Level 2 signalling system in Sydney

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

Whitepapers, Z Homepage promo / 27 June 2016 /

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…

Mission-critical communications networks for railway operators

Whitepapers, Z Homepage promo / 13 June 2016 /

Learn how an IP/MPLS network assures mission-critical delivery of operational and corporate voice, data, and video services while continuing to support existing applications and legacy systems…

Ontario to receive $80 million rail signalling solution

Rail industry news / 13 April 2016 /

The Canadian province of Ontario has partnered with Thales Canada to develop the next generation of rail signalling solutions for the region’s railways.

 

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