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Danish ERTMS programme facing seven-year delay IN light of serious difficulties with the installation onboard equipment, the Danish government has pushed back the completion date for the nationwide rollout of ERTMS from 2023 to 2030.
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IN light of serious difficulties with the installation onboard equipment, the Danish government has pushed back the completion date for the nationwide rollout of ERTMS from 2023 to 2030. Alstom is responsible for equipping rolling stock,...
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SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of communications-based train control (CBTC), which will support driverless operation on the 4km stage six and final extension of the Circle...
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EGYPT National Railways has awarded Thales a three-year contract to modernise the signalling and telecommunications system used on the 180km Asyut - Nagh Hammadi line on the north-south Alexandria - Cairo - Aswan rail corridor. The...
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The rollout of ERTMS in Europe over the last decade has fallen far behind the deployment targets set by the EU, jeopardising longer-term interoperability objectives. Keith Barrow reviews a new report from the EU Court...
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The new Dutch government, which was due to take office by the end of last month, is expected to make a final decision on the roll out of the ERTMS in the Netherlands in March...
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GREATER Stockholm Local Transport (SL) announced on November 7 that it has cancelled its contract with Ansaldo STS for the resignalling of the metro Red Line “with immediate effect. SL says it has decided to annul...
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NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and Blackfriars which will allow this...
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THE £760m project to install automatic train control on London Underground’s (LU) sub-surface lines, representing about 40% of the total network, has reached a milestone, with multiple test trains running under the control of the...
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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced on October 12 that the government has allocated infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) a budget of £47.9bn for operation, maintenance and renewals in Control Period...
eu-audit-exposes-reluctance-to-invest-in-ertms
THE European Commission’s objective of completing the rollout of ERTMS across its nine Core Network Corridors (CNCs) by 2030 could be in jeopardy because of the patchy nature of deployment and the reluctance of infrastructure...

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