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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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BOMBARDIER and Ericsson have completed trials with LTE on networks with trains operating at speeds of up to 200km/h. The tests were conducted to verify the ability of LTE networks to support communications-based train control and...
ratp-and-nokia-complete-paris-metro-4g-lte-trial
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) and Nokia have successfully completed the first trial of 4G LTE telecommunications technology on a portion of the Paris Metro Line 14, demonstrating that a single network can be used for...
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. The GSM-R architecture will comprise mobile...
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...