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Luxembourg, the only EU country to run an all-ERTMS network

French-speaking countriesSince its mandatory introduction in 2009 for all new EU-funded rail projects, the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) has been gradually installed across the trans-European rail networks, including Train Control (ETCS) and GSM-R digital...Read more
|Comment|author: Alexander Molendijk
What to Focus on to Meet CBTC Interoperability Challenges? All-Encompassing Breakdown

Meeting CBTC interoperability challenges: a breakdown

Up to 10 railway systems worldwide annually move to Communications-based train control (CBTC), completely or partially. For instance, last year it witnessed the first commissioning in Australia’s history of the next-generation CBTC-based signalling system on...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey
The intercity The Hague-Eindhoven runs on the HSL, on which ERTMS has already been implemented.

ProRail insists on ERTMS ‘as soon as possible’

Even though there is considerable scepticism from the government, and the rollout of ERTMS finds itself in what State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen describes as “turbulent waters,” ProRail continues unabated with its ERTMS ASAP program. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Jeroen Baldwin
Smart bolts by Strainlabs

Behind Vossloh and StrainLabs’ Smart Bolts

INTERVIEWSmart bolts with an integrated sensor for remote monitoring, developed by the Swedish start-up Strainlabs, are one of the first Internet of Things (IoT) products to be monitorable on the Vossloh connect platform. RailTech discusses...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey