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Luxembourg national GSM-R contract awarded FOLLOWING an international tender, Luxembourg Railways (CFL) has awarded Kapsch CarrierCom a contract to roll out GSM-R across its 271 route-km network by the beginning of next year.
signalling-cyber-security-the-need-for-a-mission-centric-approach
While the implementation of computer-based control systems, particularly railway signalling and interlocking tools, is helping to increase capacity, speed, and optimise train operation, maintaining the cyber security of such devices is of paramount importance. Valentin...
ertms-in-norway-escaping-the-“burning-platform”
With ageing signalling infrastructure posing an increasing threat to operating performance, Norway has adopted a plan to roll out ERTMS across its entire national network by 2030. Sverre Kjenne, director of signalling and telecommunications for...
december-launch-for-etcs-level-1-on-cross-border-link
ITALY's infrastructure manager, Italian Rail Network (RFI) says ETCS Level 1 will become operational on the line from Domodossola to Isele on the Swiss border in December. The line is part of the Rhine-Alps TEN-T...
tendering-starts-for-montreal-rail-project
CDPQ Infra, Canada, published two requests for qualification on June 28 for its $C 5.5bn ($US 4.26bn) Metropolitan Electric Network (REM) project in Montreal to qualify candidates to bid for two contracts to build and...
germany-agrees-digital-railway-strategy
GERMANY's federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt, the CEO of German Rail (DB), Mr Rüdiger Grube, and the president of the German Railway Industry Association (VDI), Mr Volker Schenk, agreed a national digital railway strategy...
alstom-unveils-riyadh-metro-train-mock-up
A full-size mock-up of a Metropolis train for lines 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh metro was presented in the Saudi capital by Alstom on June 8 to the governor of Riyadh, Prince Faisal...
indra-to-upgrade-chilean-rail-telecoms-network
CHILEAN State Railways (EFE) has awarded Indra, Spain, a 10-year contract worth €6.9m to supply, install, configure, test and maintain a multiservice IP/MPLS data transmission network. The network will cover 550km of lines around Santiago and...
finland-to-adopt-railway-bearer-independent-communication-system
THE Finnish Transport Agency (Liikennevirasto) has awarded a contract to Frequentis to implement what is claimed to the first bearer-independent railway communication system in Europe.When the Unified Railway Communication and Application (Urca) is implemented in...
israel-railways-launches-a1-link-telecoms-tender
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has invited bids by June 30 for a 10-year contract to design, build, test, commission, and maintain a radio communications system for the Tel Aviv - Jerusalem A1 fast rail link.The cellular-based...
india-approves-varanasi-and-kanpur-metros
THE Indian government has approved plans by the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) for new metro networks in Varanasi and Kanpur which should enable construction to start by the end of this year. The UP...