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UNIFE welcomes rail sector commitment to ERTMS

Copenhagen,  16 April 2012  – UNIFE, the European Rail Industry, welcomed today the signature of a new Memorandum of Understanding on ERTMS involving the European Commission, the European Railway Agency and the railway associations (CER, UIC, UNIFE, EIM, GSM-R Industry Group and ERFA) during a Danish  Presidency event in Copenhagen, which has been jointly chaired [...]
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UIC ERTMS World Conference, Stockholm 24-26 April 2012

The 2012 UIC ERTMS World Conference will take place in Stockholm from 24 – 26 April. The conference follows the two very successful UIC events in Malaga (2009) and Bern (2007). In 2012 the conference will support and help sustain momentum towards meeting the objectives of ERTMS. The ERTMS Regional application on the TRAFIKVERKET Borlange-Malung line – where a [...]
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Thameslink resignalling contract to include ERTMS

07 Jul 2011 – Invensys Rail announced today that it has been selected by Network Rail to deliver one of the Britain’s largest ever resignalling schemes at London Bridge Station and the approaching railway. This overarching contract, under which will be a series of individual commission contracts, commences in August 2011 and runs through to [...]
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TEN-T funding call now open

The European Commission launches on 29 June 2011 three calls for proposals under the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) multi-annual programme, making €180 million available to finance European transport infrastructure projects in the fields of European Rail Traffic Management Systems (ERTMS), Motorways of the Sea (MoS) and River Information Services (RIS). This will help to make [...]
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New PKP trains to be equipped with ERTMS

31 May 2011 – POLAND: PKP Intercity and Alstom Transport signed a €665m contract on May 30 for the supply and maintenance of 20 New Pendolino trainsets. They are to be delivered from Alstom’s Savigliano plant in Italy from 2014, and along with ongoing infrastructure upgrades will cut the fastest Warszawa – Gdansk journeys to [...]
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Rio Suburban network to be equipped with ERTMS

Rio de Janeiro, 18 May, 2011 - Bombardier has been awarded the contract, by Supervia, to deliver an INTERFLO 250ERTMS Level 1 automatic train protection (ATP) solution on the fiveline Rio de Janeiro commuter train network, in Brazil. The first European Rail Traffic Management (ERTMS) contract to be awarded in South America, the new system will enable the [...]
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Australia embraces ERTMS

Australian operator RailCorp has awarded several contracts worth $65 million for its new rail signalling system in a major upgrade that focuses on improving safety across Sydney’s CityRail network. Alstom will deliver an Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system tailored specifically to the requirements of the network, based on Level 1 of the proven European Train Control [...]
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ERTMS - The European Traffic Management System