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Israel Railways to equip network with GSM-R ISRAEL Railways has invited bids by November 11 for a five-year contract, extendable up to 10 years, to design, install and maintain a GSM-R telecommunications system on its 800km network.
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STADLER is entering the signalling business through a joint venture with Mermec, Italy, with the Swiss company saying it is already running field tests and has started the approval process in Switzerland.Stadler says the move...
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PORTERBROOK Leasing Company has awarded Siemens a First-in-Class (FiC) design and fitment contract to install ETCS Level 2, Baseline 3 on-board equipment on a Great Western Railways class 387 Bombardier Electrostar EMU. The FiC project will...
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DHAKA Mass Transit Company (DMTCL) has awarded a $US 500m lump-sum contract to a joint venture of Marubeni, Japan, and Larsen & Toubro, India for the electro-mechanical contract for Line 6, which is the first...
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NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has awarded contracts worth a total of NKr 1.8bn ($US 222m) to Alstom to equip the country’s entire mainline train fleet of 467 trains of 55 different types with ERTMS...
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ACCORDING to the International Association of Public Transport’s (UITP) Observatory of Automated Metros the total length of fully-automated driverless metro lines globally has topped 1000km for the first time. The milestone was reached at the...
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PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a contract to Alstom to supply and install communications-based train control (CBTC) equipment to modernise the existing analogue automatic train control system on Line 6 of the Paris metro.Alstom...
As the railway seeks to harness the benefits of digitalisation and the Internet of Things, the links between information technology and operational technology become ever-more intertwined. However, these trends are completely redefining the railway security...
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PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a €17.6m contract to Ansaldo STS to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the 14km Line 6 of the Paris metro. The project is part of RATP’s Metro 2030 plan...
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POLISH track authority PKP PLK has awarded Nokia and its partners Herkules, Pozbud and Wasko a five-year contract to deploy GSM-R and a mission-critical backhaul network across the Polish railway network. Nokia says this is the...
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GOVIA Thameslink Railway (GTR), in cooperation with Britain’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) and Siemens, is claiming a world first by running the first train in passenger service on the central-London section of Thameslink using...

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