November 19, 2013

Kapsch consortium wins Polish GSM-R contract

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POLAND's infrastructure manger PKP PLK has awarded a €41.5m contract to Kapsch CarrierCom and Torpol, Poland to install GSM-R radio communications on the main line linking Kunowice on the German border with Poznan, Warsaw and Terespol on the Belarus border.

Kapsch will install 114 base transceiver stations at 57 locations, and will supply base station controllers, transcoder units, and packet control unit support nodes. Kapsch will be responsible for installing the equipment, which will take 26 months, and provide technical support, while Torpol will manage the infrastructure and optic-fibre network.

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