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Kapsch wins French GSM-R upgrade contract FRENCH Rail Network (RFF) and Synerail, the PPP consortium appointed by RFF in 2010 to install, operate and maintain GSM-R, have selected Kapsch CarrierCom to install an all-IP core solution based on the supplier's new R4 architecture.
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....
Desired by operators but often derided by passengers, onboard Wi-Fi is proving a difficult service to master. As demand for data continues to soar and places even greater strain on networks, Kevin Smith assesses what's...
study-recommends-upgrading-kiruna-narvik-iron-ore-line
A JOINT study by the Norwegian and Swedish infrastructure managers, Jernbaneverket and Trafikverket, recommends upgrading the heavy-haul line linking Kiruna and Narvik to meet a forecast growth in traffic. The study shows that demand for...
qdvc-alstom-consortium-wins-lusail-lrt-contract-in-qatar
A CONSORTIUM of Qatari Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC) and Alstom was awarded a €2bn design-build contract by Qatar Railways for the Lusail light rail project at a ceremony in Paris on June 23 attended by...
adif-awards-etcs-level-2-contract-for-hs-lines
SPAIN's infrastructure manager, Adif, has awarded a €339m contract to a consortium led by Alstom and including Bombardier and Indra to install ETCS Level 2 signalling on two high-speed lines under construction in northwest Spain....
huawei’s-enhanced-gsm-r-passes-compliance-test
HUAWEI, China, says it has become the first supplier of GSM-R to pass an independent compliance and reliability test for a GSM-R Abis over IP feature after completing work with TÜV Rhienland on its 5.0...
kapsch-wins-french-gsm-r-upgrade-contract
FRENCH Rail Network (RFF) and Synerail, the PPP consortium appointed by RFF in 2010 to install, operate and maintain GSM-R, have selected Kapsch CarrierCom to install an all-IP core solution based on the supplier's new...
colombian-railway-to-install-positive-train-control
GE Transportation and PowerTrunk, a subsidiary of Teltronic, Spain, have signed an agreement to provide North of Colombia Railways (Fenoco) with an Incremental Train Control System (ITCS) over a digital Tetra radio network. ITCS is...
kapsch-wins-czech-gsm-r-contracts
CZECH infrastructure manager SŽDC has awarded Kapsch CarrierCom, Austria, two contracts to install GSM-R covering 330 route-km of lines in the central Czech Republic. The first contract covers 110 route-km and includes the Prague – Beroun...
austria-to-develop-satellite-positioning-for-rail-vehicles
AS part of the Austrian Space Application Programme (ASAP), Austria's Research Promotion Agency (FFG) has appointed a consortium led by Vienna-based Berner & Mattner Systemtechnik to develop satellite positioning technology for rail vehicles as part...