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London Underground plans to install CBTC on four lines EXPRESSIONS of interest are being sought by London Underground (LU) from systems suppliers for the installation of communications-based train control (CBTC) on the Bakerloo, Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines.
british-ertms-testing-in-full-swing
With ERTMS set to be rolled out on some of Britain's busiest main lines over the next five years, testing and validation is now well underway in preparation for large-scale deployment. Keith Barrow visits Network...
ptc-makes-considerable-progress-but-still-more-to-do
During the last 15 years, Transportation Technology Center Inc has worked closely with the US rail industry to develop many of the technologies required to implement Positive Train Control. As Joseph Drapa, senior engineer II...
singapore-to-double-rail-network-by-2030
Two new metro lines are now under construction in Singapore and form a key element in the 2013 land transport master plan to more than double the capacity of the rail network by 2030. David...
london-underground-plans-to-install-cbtc-on-four-lines
EXPRESSIONS of interest are being sought by London Underground (LU) from systems suppliers for the installation of communications-based train control (CBTC) on the Bakerloo, Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City lines. LU wants to convert...
mhi-wins-são-paulo-metro-line-6-systems-contract
MOVE São Paulo, the PPP concessionaire responsible for building and operating São Paulo metro Line 6, has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) contract to provide railway systems for the 13.5km driverless line. The deal, which is...
alstom-and-huawei-to-test-first-lte-4g-for-cbtc
ALSTOM says it is ready to start test running at its Valenciennes test centre in northern France with its Urbalis communications-based train control (CBTC) and Huawei's LTE 4G telecommunications system. The trial will involve a...
dutch-rail-link-to-only-use-etcs
FROM December trains operating on the cross-border link between Zevenaar, the Netherlands, and the German border, will only be able to use ETCS Level 2 signalling with signals along the line and the Dutch ATB-EG...
eu-allocates-€50m-to-ten-t-rail-projects
AS part of continuing efforts to improve Europe's transport infrastructure through the Trans-European Network (TEN-T) programme, the European Union has allocated €320m to support 106 projects, including €50.25m to fund 50% of the cost of...
caf-wins-spanish-ertms-level-2-contract
SPAIN's high-speed network infrastructure manager, Adif Alta Velocidad, has awarded a €98.6m upgrading and 20-year maintenance contract for a 65km section of the Barcelona – Valencia main line to a consortium led by CAF Signalling....
french-investigate-rear-end-train-collision
THREE investigations have been launched in France following a rear-end collision on July 17 between a TER passenger train and a TGV at Denguin, 14km west of Pau on the Tarbes - Dax main line....