Players in almost all modern industries are sharing more and more data. In response, governments across Europe are investing in new infrastructures that will make it easier to share and manage data in system-critical sectors such as transportation. As an IDSA member, Knorr-Bremse is a major force behind the inception of new principles governing data traffic in the mobility sector.
last Wednesday in Brussels, chief executives from rail infrastructure companies discussed the upcoming revisions of the TEN-T and RFC Regulations, the importance of international rail passenger traffic and acceleration of railway digitalisation.
Norwegian transport operator Vy is upgrading the digital passenger experience for customers travelling between Oslo and Bergen. Icomera, a subsidiary of EQUANS, and its newly-acquired business unit GoMedia have been awarded the contracts to provide Passenger Wi-Fi and the onboard entertainment portal.
CAF, the Spanish multinational leader in the design and implementation of comprehensive mobility systems, has recently entrusted Société Générale to act as fronting and issuing bank of a 107,9 million green guarantee facility to be utilized for the supply of electric trains in the scope of an interurban passenger rail transport project with zero direct emissions.
Société du Grand Paris, the company in charge of the Grand Paris Express urban rail network, has selected Thales and IER to supply revenue collection systems for metro lines 15, 16, 17 and 18. With 68 new stations and close to 200 km of new lines, Grand Paris Express is the largest transport infrastructure project in Europe. Once complete, it will double the size of the French capital’s existing metro system. The new lines will bypass the city centre, carrying an expected 3 million daily passengers between major hubs and destinations in the suburbs of Paris.
The goal is to provide the critical systems markets – such as industrial automation, medical, smart energy, railway, commercial and autonomous vehicles or construction machinery – with Arm and x86 based turnkey solution platforms that are specifically tailored to address functional safety and cybersecurity requirements.