New traffic control centre for Argentina

Argentina is hoping a new traffic control centre will reduce the risk of accidents and derailments on a major part of its freight railway network. State-owned Trenes Argentinos Cargas has built the centre to monitor...

Irish Rail to begin installation of advanced train protection system by end of the...

Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) has said it hopes to begin installing a new advanced train protection system on the network by the end of the year.

Dynamic Headway concept to be explored for Copenhagen Metro

Ansaldo STS is to work with the operator of Copenhagen's metro system to produce a prototype Dynamic Headway system. Working with its parent company, Hitachi, Ansaldo STS has said the advanced train control solution would...

Alstom to develop new traffic management system for French rail network

Alstom is to deploy its traffic management technology across the French rail network under a contract awarded by SNCF Réseau. SNCF said it was part of an "ambitious" programme to upgrade the network's traffic management systems. Alstom...

Denmark’s ERTMS/CBTC programme delayed

Banedanmark has issued a statement confirming that its implementation of ERTMS and CBTC signalling will be delayed because it 'has proved more complex than expected'. Denmark's rail infrastructure manager had envisaged a full rollout of...

PTC deadline will slip, FRA admits

US authority the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has admitted that most of the country's rail routes will miss the December deadline for positive train control (PTC). In a report to Congress, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx...
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Sweden to test ERTMS as country prepares wider roll out

Strukton Rail is to install European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) on a section of test track in Sweden as the country prepares a wider roll out of the signalling system. The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket)...

Alstom to carry out Sarmiento line resignalling

Alstom has won an international tender to resignal a section of the Sarmiento line in Buenos Aires.
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Major upgrades planned for Ontario’s Barrie line

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario has announced a wave of major upgrades for the Barrie line in order to ease congestion. Plans include the electrification of the line, a double track expansion and an...

Alstom test train delivered to Romania

A new Alstom Coradia Polyvalent regional train has reached Romania as part of the Sighișoara-Simeria signalling rehabilitation project. The contract to carry out extensive modernisation and signalling works on the 170km stretch of railway between Sighișoara...

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