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ARTC selects Telstra for telecommunications contract THE Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has selected Telstra in a 10-year contract to provide continuing telecommunications services through its NextG network to support ARTC's National Train Communications System (NTCS) for the 8500km Australian freight railway network.
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THE Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded contracts totalling $US 205.8m to Siemens and Thales to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on New York Subway's Queens Boulevard Line.At 43km, this is the second longest line...
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GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Networks has purchased a licence from Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to operate its Rail Control System (RCS) traffic management solution on its 33,000km network from 2019. RCS was developed in-house by SBB...
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THE Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has selected Telstra in a 10-year contract to provide continuing telecommunications services through its NextG network to support ARTC's National Train Communications System (NTCS) for the 8500km Australian freight...
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DEDICATED Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DCCIL) has awarded Alstom a Rs 15bn ($US 234.4m) systems contract for the 342km section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Bhaupur to Khurja. The contract encompasses...
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GHANA plans to rehabilitate the Dunkwa - Awaso branch line of the 340km 1067mm-gauge western main line that links Takoradi, Dunkwa and Kumasi.The $US 1bn project, which is expected to attract funding from China, will...
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GERMAN Rail (DB) has selected a consortium of Siemens Convergence Creators and Huawei to perform a migration of DB's first-generation GSM-R network in northern Germany.   The rollout comprises the replacement of existing GSM-R base stations with...
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TURKMENISTAN's Ministry of Railway Transport has awarded Huawei a contract to equip the 265km Bereket - Gudrolum section of the recently-completed Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan - Iran line with GSM-R. Huawei will install an integrated system for...
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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...
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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...
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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...