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DB Cargo to equip 1200 locomotives with ETCS DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU).
tokyo-metro-prepares-for-first-cbtc-deployment
MITSUBISHI Electric has delivered wayside and onboard radio equipment for the first deployment of Communciations-Based Train Control (CBTC) on the Tokyo metro network. The equipment will be used for trials on the Nakano-sakaue - Honancho branch...
brazilian-government-approves-brasilia-metro-projects
BRAZIL’s Ministry of Cities has authorised the Federal District government to proceed with a Reais 333.4m ($US 103m) project to upgrade and extend Brasilia’s metro network. The deal was signed at a ceremony held at the...
adif-upgrades-valladolid-león-line-for-300km-h-operation
SPAIN’s infrastructure manager Adif is working on a project to complete the track doubling of the entire 165km Valladolid - Palencia - León high-speed line and install ERTMS Level 2 to enable the maximum speed...
bnsf-to-spend-$us-33bn-on-network-in-2018
BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects. The maintenance budget includes around 20,900km of track...
wabtec-emerges-as-key-supply-industry-player
Raymond Betler, Wabtec president and CEO, talks to Kevin Smith. WABTEC’s $US 1.7bn acquisition of Faiveley, which was confirmed in November 2016, shook the railway equipment supply industry. Two giants of the sector - Wabtec traces...
automatic-train-control-takes-to-the-main-line
Automatic Train Operation has been widely used on metro lines for decades, but the technology is now starting to unlock benefits in more challenging main line environments. Keith Barrow reports from Vienna on how the...
shanghai-awards-contract-for-first-automated-metro-line
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro Group has awarded the Thales SEC Transport (TST) joint venture of Thales and Shanghai Electric a contract to equip the new Line 14 for driverless operation as a pilot project.TST will install...
db-to-push-ahead-with-etcs-rollout
GERMAN Rail (DB) has outlined plans for the deployment of ETCS across its rail network, including the full rollout of the technology on the 1450km TEN-T Rhine-Alpine corridor and more than half of its cross-border...
alstom-to-test-ato-in-the-netherlands
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail and rail freight operator Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) have signed an agreement with Alstom to start testing automatic train operation (ATO) on a section of the Betuweroute freight line this year. The...
db-cargo-to-equip-1200-locomotives-with-etcs
DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU). The EU will provide €9.816m towards the cost of...

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