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New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the Iarnrod Eireann Train Protection System. (CPC Project Services)

Stuart Calvert to be new Digital Railway head

Stuart Calvert, director of programme technical services and supply chain at Network Rail’s Group Digital Railway (GDR), has been announced as its new managing director following the retirement of David Waboso. When he takes up his new...

Supplier sought for East Coast main line ETCS development and deployment

Network Rail is looking for a supplier to help deliver the first major inter-city digital railway on the East Coast main line.

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.

ERTMS rollout between London-Paris-Brussels agreed

Representatives from Channel Tunnel operator Getlink, HS1, SNCF-Réseau and Infrabel have committed to join forces to coordinate ERTMS deployment.

Hamburg S-Bahn looks to driverless future

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to work with Siemens to automate one of Hamburg's S-Bahn lines as part of a wider programme of digitisation across the German rail network.

Huawei-UGL awarded $136m digital radio systems contract in Perth

The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) has awarded a contract to build and maintain digital radio systems across Perth's rail network to a Huawei-UGL joint venture (JV). The A$136 million project for an end-to-end digital radio solution across PTA’s 180km...

Taoyuan Metro awards rolling stock deal to Hyundai Rotem

Worth £368.2 million, the deal also includes the supply of communication and control systems. 

SNCF to deploy ETCS test train

SNCF Réseau and SNCF Mobilités has presented a specially equipped TER train to test ETCS on the French network.

Norway claims new world record for mobile connectivity in a tunnel

Working with Scandinavian mobile phone operators Telia and Telenor, Bane Nor says it achieved transmission rates of 580mbps during tests.
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New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...