Istanbul, 1 – 3 April 2014

Istanbul, 1 – 3 April 2014

11th UIC ERTMS World Conference

ERTMS Optimizing Rail Investments Worldwide

What is

What is


Over the past decade, industrial giants and European governments have strived to attain rail interoperability, so that trains can cross borders without stopping.

New features of the

New features of the

ERTMS deployment map application

Surf around and have a look at the ERTMS deployment projects worldwide


ERTMS deployment statistics 2013

See the latest information on the ERTMS statistics in Europe and worldwide



Network Rail signs a 5 years licence agreement for the use of the ERTMS logo

13 February

Network Rail has signed a licence agreement for 5 years to be able to use the UNIFE registered ERTMS logo in its relevant corporate documentation. This is a the first major Railway Infrastructure Management Company that has agreed to use the UNIFE ERTMS licence in its promotion and advancement of ERTMS. Network Rail is embarking [...]

AZD Praha and CAF join Full UNISIG Membership

02 January

The UNISIG Consortium (UNISIG) is pleased to announce the acceptance, with effect from 1 January 2014, of the application for Full UNISIG Membership from AŽD Praha and CONSTRUCCIONES Y AUXILIAR DE FERROCARRILES, S.A. (CAF). This is a major milestone since the existence of UNISIG as 2 new companies have become Full Members of UNISIG. Prior [...]

First ETCS certified in Poland

23 December

POLAND: The first certification for commercial use of ETCS equipment in Poland was granted on November 21, covering Level 1 operation on the CMK fast line from Grodzisk Mazowiecki to Zawiercie. The equipment supplied by Thales under a 17·65m złoty contract included 1200 balises, 250 wayside controllers and 20 km of cabling. The EU covered [...]

Norwegian ERTMS pilot line goes live

19 November

NORWAY: Infrastructure manager Jernbaneverket has inaugurated its pilot project for the European Rail Traffic Management System on the Rakkestad – Sarpsborg branch of the Østfoldbanen southeast of Oslo. The line, which last saw regular passenger services a decade ago, has been fitted with ETCS Level 2 in order to test the technology ahead of a [...]

Siemens to supply signaling and control equipment for a freight line in Mozambique for the first time

05 November

The longest freight line in East Africa is being equipped with signaling and control systems. Siemens is to equip the around 900-kilometer line with signaling and control systems. The project is part of the Nacala Corridor, which extends from the coast of Mozambique across country via Malawi into the mountains of Mozambique to Moatize. Both [...]

Siemens signaling technology links Europe and Asia

29 October

The Turkish State Railways opened the roughly 13-kilometer-long Marmaray tunnel in Istanbul for revenue service on October 29, 2013. Siemens supplied the entire signaling and control technology. The tunnel is the centerpiece of one of the biggest transport infrastructure projects in the world. Running under the Bosporus, it now links the rapid transit lines on [...]

ERTMS - The European Traffic Management System