Topic: The Netherlands

25th anniversary of Thalys: how did it start?

Happy birthday to Thalys! This Wednesday, 2 June, marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the TGV Thalys. On 2 June 1996, the TGV replaced all conventional trains between Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

ERTMS for Dutch northern regional lines

The northern railway lines in the Netherlands will be included in the Dutch ERTMS programme. This means that some 270 kilometres of track in the provinces of Groningen and Friesland will be equipped with ERTMS...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

ProRail signs with Nokia for GSM-R managed services

Nokia will provide operational and managed services for ProRail’s GSM-Railway (GSM-R) voice and data communications network in the Netherlands. The infrastructure manager has also concluded a contract with telecommunications provider Cellnex to set up eighty...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts