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Friday, August 14, 2020

Clive Kessell BSc CEng FIET FIRSE

Signalling Challenge for Crossrail

Crossrail has many complex systems but providing the entire route with a new signalling system is one of the biggest challenges. It is a highly complex arrangement, with many interfaces between different new and legacy systems,...

Upgrading the continental connection

A landmark ERTMS announcement has recently emerged concerning the London to Paris and Brussels high-speed routes through the Channel Tunnel.

Building a world heritage tunnel in Switzerland

Adding a second tunnel bore to the Swiss railway that is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tunnel management, Swiss style

Controlling traffic in the world's longest rail tunnel means being ready for any eventuality in terms of both safety and operations.

5G – A General Perspective

For the rail industry, how to replace the ageing GSM-R radio networks is an ever-present challenge.



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