Tuesday, May 21, 2024


ERTMS in the UK: a video by Network Rail

In this video, Network Rail shows the power of the ERTMS in the UK and highlights the benefits that will come over after its implementation.

ERTMS and safety issues for railway operation

The ERTMS/ETCS equipment ensures safe movement of the equipped train at any time

The Future of Rail Signalling: The Transition to ERTMS event

The event will cover the latest updates on the change to ERTMS, discussing potential issues and pitfalls that might occur with the changeover, and considering who is responsible for the transition.

Ansaldo STS MacroLok presented as the the Interlocking solution of the future

With flexible interfaces to Traffic Management, ERTMS L1/ L2/L3, Zone Controller and other Interlockings, Ansaldo STS MacroLok seems to be the natural evolution of the previous STS Interlockings currently in service around the world

ETCS over GPRS: how, when and why!

Currently UNISIG consortium is working to standardize ETCS over GPRS as the communication technology chosen for ERTMS applications. A first release of the specification is to be submitted in 2015.

The ERTMS/ETCS free handbook. Download it for free in PDF format!

The ERTMS/ETCS free handbook gives an overall description of railway signalling with a major focus to ETCS technology, to introduce the main topics all consultants interested or involved in railway signalling projects.

Siemens-Thales joint venture for ERTMS in Spain

A Siemens-Thales joint venture awarded a €208.7m contract with ADIF to supply the ERTMS for the for a rail line in southern Spain.

The new ETCS Limited Supervision L1LS to be commissioned in Switzerland by 2018

The ETCS Limited Supervision mode has been recently defined as a fully standardized ETCS operation mode, to be interfaced with a national signalling system. It provides a flexible and scalable version of ETCS. It will be commissioned in Switzerland by Siemens within 2018, substituting the EuroZUB/EuroSignum National Signalling system.

Denmark High Speed Railway Line

There is no a true Denmark high speed railway line, partly due to the topography and partly because of population density; in the same time trading with the rest of Europe is increasingly important and the classic lines that carry this traffic are congested.

ETCS Levels: how do they work?

ETCS Level definitions are related to the trackside equipment used, to the way trackside information reaches the on-board units and to which functions are processed in the trackside and in the on-board equipment respectively.

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