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TEN-T funds to support ETCS deployment in Europe THE European Union's TEN-T programme will provide more than €15m to support the deployment of the European Train Control System (ETCS) on rolling stock in three member states: Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg. All the projects will be completed by the end of the year.
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ALL Aboard Florida, the inter-city passenger subsidiary of Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has selected GE Transportation to supply signalling, level crossings, and related Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment as part of its project to...
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EGYPTIAN National Railways (ENR) has awarded a $US 600m track upgrading contract to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), a subsidiary of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC).This is an initial contract for track work on...
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THE German rail industry achieved a 25% increase in revenue last year to €12.5bn, with domestic orders rising 26% from €5.3bn to €6.7bn and exports increasing by 23% from €4.7bn to €5.8bn. The results were...
ten-t-funds-to-support-etcs-deployment-in-europe
THE European Union's TEN-T programme will provide more than €15m to support the deployment of the European Train Control System (ETCS) on rolling stock in three member states: Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg. All the projects...
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has complained to the organisers of the Paris – Roubaix cycle race for allowing several competitors to stream across a level crossing well after the barriers had come down, narrowly avoiding...
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THALES has been awarded a €17m contract to supply signalling, telecommunications, and an Operational Control Centre for the Danhai light rail line in New Taipei City. The initial phase of the network totals 9.6km and comprises...
etcs-a-crucial-factor-in-santiago-accident-inquiry
Initial reports into the causes of Spain's deadliest train accident, which occurred nearly two years ago in Santiago de Compostela, cited driver error as the sole cause. But now a deeper study of the accident...
lu-confirms-underground-resignalling-plans
LONDON Underground (LU) has confirmed that work will start this year on the revisedd project to introduce a new train control system on the Sub-Surface Line network comprising the Circle, Metropolitan, District and Hammersmith &...
crossrail-great-eastern-signalling-contract-awarded
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has awarded Signalling Solutions (SSL), a 50:50 joint venture between Alstom and Balfour Beatty Rail, a £43m contract to carry out resignalling work on the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML)...
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GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Networks has announced plans to invest €95m in renewal of signalling systems in the 6km Frankfurt City Tunnel to increase capacity and improve reliability in the core of the Rhine-Main S-Bahn...