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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.
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YAPI Merkezi, Turkey, which is constructing a $US 1.7bn railway in Ethiopia, has awarded Bombardier a €36m contract to install ERTMS. Bombardier will install ETCS Level 1 on the new line. The contract includes the...
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ROMANIA's infrastructure manager CFR SA has awarded a consortium of Alstom and Alcatel-Lucent a €140m contract to upgrade the 167km Sighişoara - Coşlariu - Simeria line, including the installation of ERTMS, new interlockings and a...
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THE DUTCH government has allocated to €2.4bn to maintain and improve the country's railway network as part of its 2015 budget, which was announced on September 16. Half of the funds will be used to maintain...
The Satloc project has successfully demonstrated the application of global navigation satellite technology for use as part of a simplified train control system for low-traffic lines. Lucas Redding, software architect, standards, platform and portfolio, with...
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It's September in an even-numbered year, which means only one thing for the railway industry: InnoTrans. Kevin Smith presents IRJ's comprehensive preview of the biggest railway show on earth, which is set to return to...
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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...
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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...
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SPAIN's high-speed network infrastructure manager Adif AV has announced that it will invite bids for a €342m single 10-year contract to maintain all the telecommunication systems across the entire high-speed rail network. Starting in 2015,...
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MOROCCAN National Railways (ONCF) has awarded a €30m contract for the first phase of its national GSM-R deployment to a consortium of Thales, Huawei, and Imet, Italy. The contract covers five lines totalling 712km, including the...
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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....