ETCS

DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU).
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a contract to Siemens Rail Automation to start the installation of European Train Control System (ETCS) cab signalling on Britain’s freight locomotive…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) and Stadler have been testing a new digital train driver assistance system on the Bern - Olten high-speed line and, for the first time in Switzerland,…
Delays in the installation of ETCS onboard equipment send more ripples through signalling programme.
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…
DANISH infrastructure manager Banedanmark says a DKr 55m ($US 8.8m) grant funding programme to help rail freight operators fund the installation of onboard ETCS equipment on their locomotives will come…
THE deployment of the ETCS train control element of ERTMS in Europe has been painfully slow, with only 4500km of lines either equipped or in the process of being installed,…
THE first eight broad-gauge Siemens Vectron locomotives for Finnish operator VR Group have been authorised for operation in Finland by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency, Trafi.
Professor Andy Doherty, Network Rail’s CTO, sets out how Europe’s Shift2Rail research programme could be turned into reality and provide an essential tool for Britain’s infrastructure manager to innovate and…
INDIAN Railways (IR) inaugurated ETCS Level 1 on the 68km Basin Bridge - Arakkonam suburban line in Chennai on December 21, the first deployment of ETCS by Thales in India.
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