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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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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...
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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...
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THE European Union's TEN-T programme will provide more than €15m to support the deployment of the European Train Control System (ETCS) on rolling stock in three member states: Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg. All the projects...
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ALGERIAN National Railways (SNTF) has signed a joint venture agreement with Kapsch CarrierCom to form a joint-venture company with the aim of improving railway telecommunications knowledge in Algeria. Through Rail-Telecom, in which SNTF holds a 51%...
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SIEMENS's convergence creators division has opened a new test and integration centre for railway telecommunications in Zagreb, Croatia. Siemens says the laboratory will provide operators and equipment suppliers with the opportunity to trial their systems for mainline...
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SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket announced on March 20 that all locomotives, multiple units and driving trailers operating on the country's railway network must be fitted with GSM-R filters by July 1 to prevent interference from...