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ERTMS@Innotrans 2012

ERTMS will be widely present during Innotrans on the UNIFE stand (Hall 4.2, stand 103). Alongside a dedicated work station, we will distribute printed version of the ERTMS factsheets and be available for conversations throughout the fair. Several presentations are also foreseen during the event. In particular, an interview will be organised with the ERTMS […]
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ERTMS Global dimensions, global challenges

From a technology built to ensure interoperability on European railways, ERTMS has now moved to a global signaling standard. The recently published UNIFE ERTMS statistics offer an interesting perspective with respect to both the impressive of level of investments worldwide and on the suitability of ERTMS for various rail operations.     Download the PDF […]
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More fluency in the transport of freight

Today, cross-border operations account for a major share of rail freight operators’ activities. Specialists from the most important companies in the railway industry believe that investing in ERTMS today is a rational choice for freight operators that takes into account the evolution of the European rail network. Although rail transport offers very significant advantages in […]
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ERTMS Worldwide expansion continues, UNIFE statistics say

Stockholm, 25 April 2012  – ERTMS continues to be embraced by an ever-increasing number of nations throughout the world and clearly appears as the worldwide signalling standard, according to the statistics released today by UNIFE, the association of the European Rail Industry. Download PDF version of this News Release “Our 2012 statistics confirm the trend […]
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New ERTMS Factsheets available

Four additional factsheets have been made available on the ERTMS website: FctS #15 – International freight corridors equipped with ERTMS; FctS #16 – ERTMS in control centres; FctS #17 – ERTMS deployment in Turkey; FctS #18 – ERTMS deployment in Sweden; The ERTMS factsheets can be accessed using the following link  
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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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ERTMS - The European Traffic Management System