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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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THE President of Italy’s Puglia region, Mr Michele Emiliano, has announced that a 189km section of South East Railway (FSE) in the Salento area will be electrified. Work will start at the beginning of 2018 and...
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THE first five 250km/h ICE4 series-production trains which Siemens is supplying to German Rail (DB) entered regular passenger service on December 10 on the Hamburg - Munich and Hamburg - Frankfurt - Stuttgart main lines. DB...
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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, a double-deck train has been...
rfi-awards-sicilian-track-doubling-contract
ITALY’s infrastructure manager Italian Rail Network (RFI) has awarded a €186m contract for track-doubling and infrastructure modernisation on a 38km section of the Palermo - Catania main line in Sicily. The contract for the Bicocca -...
Delays in the installation of ETCS onboard equipment send more ripples through signalling programme.IN light of serious difficulties with the installation of onboard equipment, the Danish government confirmed on November 15 that it will push back...
poor-planning-blamed-for-thameslink-project-delay
BRITAIN’s National Audit Office says that the £7bn Thameslink project to upgrade routes through London has a realistic prospect of delivering value for money, but the Department for Transport (DfT) and Network Rail (NR) now...
danish-ertms-rollout-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. Alstom is responsible for equipping rolling stock,...
lta-selects-alstom-for-circle-line-cbtc-contract
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...
thales-secures-egyptian-signalling-upgrade-contract
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...
eu-audit-shines-a-light-on-ertms-challenges
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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