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Sweden postpones GSM-R 4G compliance deadline SWEDEN's National Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) announced on May 18 that rail operators will be given an extra year to ensure that rail vehicles are equipped with GSM-R filters to prevent interference from 4G public mobile networks.
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HUAWEI and Alstom claim to have achieved a world first after completing a successful test of 4G LTE multi-service broadband radio technology based on Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC). The project was launched following the signing of...
cisco-seeks-to-simplify-rail-digitalisation
CISCO, a US IT specialist, has launched its internet of things system based on six technology pillars which, when combined together, should help to reduce the complexity of digitalisation for the railway industry.Cisco estimates that...
stockholm-awards-lrt-maintenance-contract
GREATER Stockholm Transport (SL) has awarded a six-year contract to Eltel, Sweden, to maintain infrastructure on two of its tram lines.The contract covers preventative and corrective maintenance of track, trackbed, catenary and signalling on the...
shanghai-awards-metro-peoplemover-extension-contract
SHANGHAI Shentong Metro has awarded a Yuan 808m ($US 130m) turnkey contract to the CSR Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture for a new automated peoplemover. Bombardier's share of the contract is Yuan 89m.The new...
sweden-postpones-gsm-r-4g-compliance-deadline
SWEDEN's National Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) announced on May 18 that rail operators will be given an extra year to ensure that rail vehicles are equipped with GSM-R filters to prevent interference from 4G...
With ever-increasing demand for onboard Wi-Fi and services to benefit operations, Professor Simon Saunders of Real Wireless, considers the next steps for wireless technologies in the rail industry.WITH trains now widely viewed as an area...
Attempts to offer a 4G LTE mobile network service in tunnels remain in their infancy. However, trials with "leaky feeder" cables in Hannover have shown that it is possible to deliver reliable mobile broadband services...
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GREEK infrastructure manager Ergose has awarded Nokia Networks a contract to upgrade its GSM-R core network. The deal includes the GSM-R core network, subscriber data management systems, a network directory server, home location register, and NetAct...
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THE first dynamic tests on Amsterdam's 9.8km North-South Line were made on April 21 using an M4 train from the Ring Line propelled by a shunting tractor. The tests took place at the northern end...
frauscher-to-supply-axle-counters-for-delhi-cbtc-project
NIPPON Signal, Japan, which is installing communications-based train control (CBTC) on the new Line 8 in Delhi, has awarded a contract to Frauscher India to supply ACS2000 axle counters as a fall-back track vacancy detection...