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Signalling and Telecoms


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.

Major $831m digital systems investment for Sydney rail network

These upgrades are being funded from the state's 2018-19 budget and will be delivered in stages, with services coming online progressively from the early 2020s.

Thales secures signalling and traffic control systems contracts in Poland

Thales has announced that Polish national rail infrastructure manager Polskie Linie Kolejowe has awarded it two contracts worth a combined €182m.

Alstom secures signalling contract for new section of Buenos Aires suburban line

Alstom's managing director for signalling in Latin America, Luciano Barbieri, said that the award represents a continuation of the company's aim to invest more in Argentina to help modernise its transport system.

4LM programme progresses as TfL tests new signalling system

The trial involved staff operating six out-of-service trains under the new signalling system between Hammersmith and Latimer Road, which will be the first section to go live.

5G – A General Perspective

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

Siemens to equip ETCS to Százhalombatta-Pusztaszabolcs line in Hungary

The planned commissioning is expected by December 2020.

Fenix Signalling to establish base in Southeast Asia

Fenix Group CEO Craig Purcell described the move as "one of the most exciting opportunities" in the company's history. 

EU to fund ERTMS upgrade on LGV Sud-Est

The European Union (EU) has agreed a €117 million grant to help fund the deployment of ERTMS Level 2 on the Paris-Lyon high-speed line. The funding agreement was signed in Ljubljana, Slovenia, today (April 26) by European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc; France’s Transport...

Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura awards Alstom €16m signalling contract

Alstom, which has worked in Argentina since 1993, said that the award is its first direct contract from Trenes Argentinos Infraestructura.

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