Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract by Companhia de Transportes do Estado da Bahia to install a Communications-Based Train Control system (CBTC), GoA2, on the extension of Line 1 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Alstom has been selected by public transport operator Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) to provide its automatic train operation system I-CBTC to lines 10, 7bis, 3bis and 3 of the Paris metro, in France. As many as 91 carriages of the new MF19 trains, designed and manufactured by Alstom at its Valenciennes and Crespin sites, will be equipped with Alstom’s interchangeable CBTC (I-CBTC) solution, developed for RATP.
As the first country in Europe, Denmark has decided to replace all analogue signalling systems with a digital IT system. A complete upgrade of the railway's signal systems, this is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in Europe.
Thales’ history with Brescia Metro goes a long way. The collaboration between Brescia Infrastructure Srl and Thales started in 2004. Thales brought its expertise in the maintenance of the systems to accompany the technological evolution of the infrastructure, ensuring an ever-increasing level of safety for passengers.
Russian Federal Railways company RZD last week launched a new overnight train service using Talgo intercity trains. The route connects Moscow with the Republic of Karelia and gives direct access and with no stops to Ruskeala, in northwestern Russia.