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Thales telecoms projects completed in North East

Thales has successfully completed two key telecommunications projects in the North East for Network Rail, following contract awards from Invensys Rail in 2009. Both projects, delivered from Thales UK’s mainline rail projects team, were delivered ahead of schedule and...

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson announces major progress with Jubilee line upgrade

London Underground (LU) confirm that a new signalling system is operating on the majority of the line. More work is still to be done on the northern end of the line. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced that...

MARTA signs contract with Alstom Signaling Inc to overhaul its train control and rail safety systems

In a major step to overhaul its aging train control and rail safety systems, MARTA signed a contract Wednesday with Alstom Signaling, Inc. a global leader in transit technology and innovation. Once completed, this project will significantly improve...

Invensys Rail Dimetronic will implement the first ERTMS Level 2 system in Turkey

Turkish State Railways (TCDD) trusted Yapı Merkezi and Invensys Rail Dimetronic for the implementation of its ERTMS Level 2 FUTUR 2500 system in the High Speed Line between Ankara and Konya. The Turkish company Yapi Merkezi, main contractor of the...

Ansaldo STS wins two US cab signalling orders

Ansaldo STS recently announced two separate contracts for U.S.-based cab signalling projects, totalling approximately $18 million. The scope of the two contracts, one with Bombardier Transportation and the other with Kawasaki Railcar, Inc., are to supply cab signaling for...

Alstom and RailCorp to modernise Sydney’s rail transport signalling system

Australian operator RailCorp has awarded Alstom several contracts worth $65 million for its new rail signalling system in a major upgrade that focuses on improving safety across Sydney’s CityRail network. Alstom will deliver an Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system tailored...

India’s colourful signalling aspects

The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) ventured to New Delhi in October for its 2010 convention. For many, this was a first experience of the sub-continent; no-one quite knew what to expect. Delhi’s pollution and traffic chaos gave...

Green light for Piccadilly line signalling

A new Piccadilly line signalling control system is to be built at Hammersmith as part of the London Underground sub-surface line upgrade contract, due to be let within the next 3 months. Transport for London realised that an opportunity existed...

Amey’s significant and somewhat unexpected growth

“It may have taken the railway civil engineering industry by surprise, but…” At this point Andy Milner, Amey’s Managing Director - Consulting, pauses for a moment, “…it all turned out exactly as we had planned!” In 2009, his company was...

Heathrow Express control solution

Launched in 1998, Heathrow Express is the fastest means of travelling between the airport and central London, with 150 trains carrying an average of 16,000 passengers every day to and from Paddington Station. Over 60 million people have used...

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