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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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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...