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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Signalling and Telecoms


Nokia: What has it got to do with rail?

To many people, Nokia is only associated with that old mobile phone that’s in a drawer somewhere, probably with a flat battery. However, Nokia today is one of the world’s leading telecommunication network and system providers, both in fixed, radio and software-defined networks to both service providers and enterprises. Nokia are probably the only true […]

Signalling contract awarded for Kuala Lumpur LRT3 line

A joint venture between Siemens and Rasma Corporation are to provide the signalling and train control system for a new driverless light rail line in Kuala Lumpur.

Siemens awarded Network Rail contract to fit 745-locomotive fleet with ETCS

This is the first of a series of contracts which will see ETCS installed on the country's entire fleet of passenger and freight locomotives.

Progress Rail takes over Italian signal provider ECM

ECM, which is headquartered in Pistoia, will join Progress Rail's signal division and continue signal production and engineering from Italy.

Victoria Government awards €730m signalling and comms contract

The Rail Systems Alliance (RSA) has been awarded the contract to install a high-capacity rail control solution for the state of Victoria's A$11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project.

Clearance for Bombardier’s high-capacity signalling in Sweden

The announcement means the system could be used as part of the modernisation of Sweden's 11,000km mainline rail network.

Samsung successfully tests 5G on high-speed train in Japan

Telecommunications firms Samsung and KDDI have successfully tested 5G onboard a high-speed train in Japan.

Trans-Australian Railway to trial new in-cab signalling technology

The Australian Government has committed $50 million to begin testing a new in-cab signalling system known as Advanced Train Management System (ATMS) on the Trans-Australian Railway.

Luxembourg railways to scrap MEMOR for ERTMS

Luxembourg is to scrap its MEMOR II+ railway signalling and speed control system in favour of the European Traffic Management System Level 3.

Egypt National Railways awards signalling contract to Thales

Egypt National Railways has awarded a contract to Thales to modernise signalling and telecommunications systems on a section of the Alexandria–Cairo–Aswan railway. 

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