Topic : communications based train control

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Determining Value of Tech for Rail Projects Key

Rail| June 12, 2019

Publisher James Blue discusses new technologies, including CBTC and the need for SWOT analysis. 

The 'Genius' Idea for Improving Rail Signaling Accuracy

Technology| November 16, 2018

Ultra-Wideband can provide five-centimeter accuracy location for all cars in the tunnels with very low cost to deploy.  

Rail| March 2, 2017

Wabtec signs $97M TEXRail contract

The commuter line will begin in downtown Fort Worth and extend to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Rail| August 28, 2015

Siemens wins New York Communications-Based Train Control contract

The $156 million contract is to install the system on the Queens Boulevard Line, one of the busiest subway lines on the New York City Transit system.

Rail| July 21, 2015

[Video] NYCT: Communications-Based Train Control

Learn all about CBTC, the future of the New York City Subway. Installation of a new CBTC system allows NYC Transit to operate more trains per hour, thereby increasing passenger capacity; provide improved and more reliable service; and make more efficient use of its track and car fleet. The system is more flexible than the current block signals system because CBTC continuously updates train positions, distances and travel speeds, allowing for faster and more efficient operations. Published on Jul 20, 2015

Rail| July 21, 2015

N.Y. MTA approves $206M signaling contract for Queens Blvd Line

The MTA gave preliminary approval to two contracts to Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & Security for the installation of a Communications-Based Train Control signaling system on one of New York City Transit’s busiest subway lines.

Rail| August 6, 2014

Alstom launches live 4G pilot for communication based train control

The pilot will be using Huawei’s LTE technology following the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two companies in April 2014.
Rail| July 23, 2014

Alstom provides Spanish signaling solution

Solution is based on Alstom’s Urbalis 400 communication based train control, a train control system using radio communication that allows real-time information about the location of the trains and improves substantially line operability and safety.

Slow adoption of modern tech hampers NYC subway, study says

Reliance on antiquated signaling system adds to delays, inefficiency and safety risks, according to a regional research and advocacy group.
Rail| March 13, 2012

Siemens, Thales to equip New York rail for $60M

Will provide a permanent communications-based train control test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit.

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