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New ERTMS Deployment Action Plan

On 20th of June 2017, Commissioner Bulc at the Single European Rail Area (SERA) Convention in Brussels presented a draft of the ERTMS Deployment Action Plan which is based on the following objectives: • Deploying an interoperable and compliant infrastructure; • Taking the steps to deliver standardised On Board Unit; • Driving efficiencies in testing [...]
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European Rail Sector commits to the 4th ERTMS MoU at InnoTrans 2016

European Commission, European Union Agency for Railways and rail sector organisations commit to the Fourth ERTMS Memorandum of Understanding The European Commission, the European Union Agency for Railways and the representatives of the European Railway sector signed on 20 September, at the occasion of the 2016 InnoTrans Trade Fair, the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) [...]
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Invitation – InnoTrans 2016 – ERTMS Dialog Forum

“Managing the long term technical evolution and continued deployment of ERTMS” InnoTrans Dialog Forum event Thursday 22 September 2016, 10:00 to 12:00 Palais Am Funkturm, Messe Berlin   Session organised by UNIFE The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is without a doubt becoming the reference for railway signalling, in Europe and worldwide. Following the [...]

UNIFE participates in the 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference in Brussels

“Stability” and “discipline” stood out as the buzz words of the 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference, held in the Belgian capital on 01-02 March 2016. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Luc Lallemand (CEO, Infrabel), Josef Doppelbauer (ERA), Jean-Pierre Loubinoux (UIC), Libor Lochman (CER) and Philippe Citroën (UNIFE) all underlined the need to stabilise the ERTMS [...]
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Only 17 days left! Register now for the UIC ERTMS World Conference (29 February – 02 March, Brussels)

The 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference will take place in Brussels from 29 February until 02 March. This edition is organised by INFRABEL, the Belgian Rail Infrastructure Manager, currently undertaking a major ETCS roll-out on its network. The railways and supply industry will come together to showcase the latest achievements in the field of ERTMS [...]
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UNIFE participates in the TEN-T Days, Riga,

The biggest high-level policy event on TEN-T of the year was held in Riga, Latvia, on 22-23 June. Co-organised by the European Commission and the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, it brought together more than 1000 participants, including EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, Transport Ministers of the EU Member States, Members [...]
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Focus on ERTMS deployment and interoperability

ERTMS High-Level Dialog-Forum at InnoTrans 2014 The ERTMS High-Level Dialog-Forum organised by UNIFE and VDB successfully gathered 100 participants on 25 September in the framework of Innotrans 2014 at MESSE Berlin. This event was the occasion to provide a snapshot of the current status of the ERTMS implementation in Europe and worldwide.     Stability of [...]
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UNIFE/VDB High-Level Dialog Forum at InnoTrans 2014

Every two years, UNIFE and our members (European rail supply companies) play a major role in the organisation of the InnoTrans Trade fair in Berlin. In this year’s edition, In addition to setting up a large stand, UNIFE is also preparing a full programme of presentations and events. We would especially like to draw your [...]
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ANSALDO STS wins a high speed rail contract in Spain

The Spanish Ministry of Development, through ADIF Alta Velocidad, has awarded to the Joint-Venture formed by Ansaldo STS, a Finmeccanica Company, and Instalaciones Inabensa a signalling contract worth EUR 47 Million to deploy and maintain ERTMS signalling systems on the high speed line connecting La Robla and Pola de Lena. The contract comprises the design, [...]
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Thales and Siemens Rail JV wins ERTMS supply contract in Spain

A joint-venture comprising Thales and Siemens Rail has secured a €208.7m contract to supply the European railways traffic management system (ERTMS) for the Antequera-Granada high-speed line in Spain. Awarded by Spanish infrastructure firm Adif, the contract covers the installation of signalling, telecommunications and security technologies on the route connecting the southern cities of Antequera and [...]
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ERTMS - The European Traffic Management System