Ansaldo STS wins two US cab signalling orders

Ansaldo STS recently announced two separate contracts for U.S.-based cab signalling projects, totalling approximately $18 million. The scope of the two contracts, one with Bombardier Transportation and the other with Kawasaki Railcar, Inc., are...

Hitachi wins UK ETCS order

Network Rail has awarded Hitachi its first ETCS contract to install the European standard signalling technology on two Class 37 locomotives. Hitachi will fit the West Coast Railways locomotives for operation on the Cambrian Line -...

Alstom wins €80m signalling contract for Taichung’s new driverless metro

Alstom has been awarded a contract by the Taipei Department of Rapid Transit Systems (DORTS) to supply CBTC signalling systems for the Taichung’s Green Line. The contract has been awarded as part of a Turnkey...

DMRC uses plays to highlight site safety

Plays stressing the do's and don'ts of construction site safety are being used by India's biggest metro operator the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Between now and 2016, 300 plays will be performed at Delhi...

Balfour Beatty sells stake in Signalling Solutions

Alstom has become the sole owner of its Signalling Solutions Limited (SSL) joint venture after Balfour Beatty confirmed the sale of its half of the business. In a bid to restructure the company, Balfour Beatty...

Massive improvements over Christmas to Reading’s railway

With five days to go until Christmas, 250 Network Rail engineers and contractors prepared to deliver the first phase of a six-year project to upgrade Reading’s railway. Between Christmas Day and 3 January, Network Rail...

Ansaldo STS awarded Berlin – Rostock signalling contract

Through its subsidiary Ansaldo STS Deutschland, Ansaldo STS has been awarded a contract worth €13.79 million by Deutsche Bahn AG for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of ERTMS/ETCS level 2 signalling systems on the railway line...

Live CBTC trial launched on Singapore’s North-South Line

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT have begun operational trials of a new CBTC signalling system on the North-South Line (NSL). Testing is taking place with the new signalling system, which will replace the...

SSS – Sub Surface Signalling

London Underground is 150 years old this year. The first train on the Metropolitan Railway ran between Paddington and Farringdon on 9 January 1863. Today, the Metropolitan line is one of the four lines that make up the sub-surface railway (SSR), the others being the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City. Although they have been [...]

Ansaldo STS awarded €33m contract by Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Ansaldo STS Australia has been awarded a new railway signalling and communications contract worth €33m by Rio Tinto Iron Ore. This is the second major award made under the Framework Agreement established by Ansaldo STS and Rio Tinto...

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