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Stadler and Mermec form AngelStar ETCS joint venture STADLER is entering the signalling business through a joint venture with Mermec, Italy, with the Swiss company saying it is already running field tests and has started the approval process in Switzerland.
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GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has completed a €100m project to renew signalling systems in the 6km Frankfurt City Tunnel, which is used by Rhine-Main S-Bahn services. The three-year project involved replacing the original relay-based interlocking,...
nigerian-railway-launches-procurement-project
NIGERIAN Railway Corporation (NRC) invites suppliers and consultants to pre-qualify for several projects under its 2018 budget for its narrow and standard-gauge networks, including new trains.The projects include:• procurement of locomotives, coaches, freight wagons, railway...
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SINGAPORE Land Transport Authority has awarded a Siemens and Engie Services Consortium a contract to supply 1253 new track circuits, as well as Siemens’ RailCom Manager System for fully-integrated track circuit condition monitoring.Siemens’ FS 2550...
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AN agreement on the co-ordination of ERTMS deployment on high-speed lines linking London, Paris and Brussels was signed on July 19 by Mrs Dyan Crowther, chief executive of High Speed 1, Mr Patrick Jeantet, CEO...
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The rapid expansion of China’s high-speed rail network has gone hand-in-hand with the development of the Chinese Train Control System (CTCS). Dr Mo Zhisong, director of the signalling division at China Railway Corporation, who was...
ec-launches-investigation-into-siemens-alstom-merger
THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has launched an “in-depth” investigation into the merger of Siemens mobility and Alstom amid concerns that the combination may adversely affect competition in the signalling...
db-and-siemens-to-develop-fully-automated-s-bahn-line-in-hamburg
GERMAN Rail (DB), Siemens and the city of Hamburg have signed an agreement to develop a fully automated S-Bahn line in Hamburg by 2021, in time for the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)...
balfour-beatty-opens-rail-innovation-centre
BALFOUR Beatty opened its new Rail Innovation Centre at its Raynesway facility in Derby, Britain, on June 28.The purpose-built centre is a dedicated research, development and testing facility covering more than 450m2 which Balfour Beatty...
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FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network unveiled its new ETCS test train at Nevers Technicentre on June 25. The “rolling laboratory” was converted from an Alstom X72500 DMU at the Nevers facility in an €11m project which...
sncf-develops-new-generation-interlockings-with-e1bn-argos-partnership
FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network has launched a €1bn innovation partnership called Argos to develop a new generation of computer-controlled interlockings, with Alstom, Ansaldo STS, Siemens and Thales taking part. The partners are working with SNCF...

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