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Emmanuel Brutin - Articles and news items

Signalling & Telecoms supplement 2012 (free to view)

Issue 3 2012, Supplements / 8 June 2012 /

This free to view Signalling & Telecommunications supplement is sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent and WaveTrain Systems:
openETCS: Applying ‘Open Proofs’ to European Train Control (Klaus-Rüdiger Hase, Manager of ETCS On-Board Systems, DB Netz AG)
ERTMS: Global dimensions, global challenges (Emmanuel Brutin, Senior Public Affairs Manager, UNIFE)

The deployment of ETCS: an important test case for Europe

Issue 3 2010 / 31 May 2010 /

ERTMS, and more specifically its rail component ETCS, is arguably the technology that has caused most controversy and emotional debate amongst the railway community during the past decade. In many ways, this grand project, coordinated by the European Union, is now reaching a new and important phase in its history. The recently adopted European ERTMS deployment plan should ensure a coordinated migration to ETCS on a number of freight routes. This will open new opportunities in the long run for the railways to strongly compete with road transport.