Topic: Railway signalling

Signalling and ERTMS: what is inside?

The second course of the RailTech Academy was dedicated to a very important topic for the rail industry such as signalling and ERTMS. Jean Rousseau, the railway engineer at IKOS Consulting, has provided detailed explanations...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB workers maintain tracks, source: SBB

Safety main preoccupation for railways

The RailTech Academy has started online courses dedicated to various topics of the railway industry. Its first lecture was delivered by Jean Rousseau, the railway engineer at IKOS Consulting. He made some introduction to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

One step forward for ERTMS in Denmark

Denmark is moving further in deploying the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS). The new digitised solution has replaced the old signalling system on the Thy Line in northwestern Jutland. It is the third railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Railway tracks, source: Eress partnership

RailTech Academy starts on 8 April

ProMedia Group launches the RailTech Academy, a series of online courses. The courses are meant for railway professionals who are interested in broadening their knowledge on various topics of the industry. The first course of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Railway tracks near Braşov

Alstom deploys ERTMS on major railway in Romania

Asocierea RailWorks, the consortium of Alstom and three Romanian companies, will rehabilitate two sections of Line 300 with a total length of 170 kilometres. This railway is vital for Romania, it connects Bucharest to several...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Five big signalling deals granted in UK

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has chosen three contractors to improve the signalling systems in five regions. The entire value of the five deals is over 7 billion euros. They cover the Control Period 6...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Smoother ERTMS deployment in southern Sweden

Sweden’s rail infrastructure manager Trafikverket has corrected a time frame of its ERTMS programme. The deployment of the new signalling solution in the southern regions will start in 2023 as it had been scheduled earlier....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Signals passed at danger (SPAD)

More SPAD incidents recorded in Netherlands

Last year, there were sixteen fatalities, six serious injuries and eleven minor injuries on the railway network. Furthermore, there was continued growth in the number of Signal Passed at Danger (SPAD) incidents. This was revealed...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard
VIRM double-decker train of Nederlandse Spoorwegen, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

TU Delft questions rail professionals

Delft University of Technology is providing an anonymous survey on the use of trains in everyday life. The results will be used by the institution within the European project MOVINGRAIL. The MOVINGRAIL project is devoted to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko