Tags: ETCS

The first train fitted for digital signalling in Britain’s main freight fleet moves to dynamic testing

The first locomotive in Britain’s principal freight fleet (Class 66s) to be fitted with digital signalling equipment has moved on to dynamic testing on a test track, having successfully progressed through static testing.  DB Cargo locomotive 66039 is the ‘First in Class’ (FiC) to be retrofitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment. With the […]

Commuters look forward to more reliable services as first passenger trains run to City of London using digital signalling

Great Northern commuters today began travelling to the City of London in trains controlled by cutting-edge digital in-cab signalling (European Train Control System, or ETCS), giving them a more reliable, greener service. This is a significant milestone for the £1.4bn government-funded East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP), set to improve journeys along the East Coast Mainline, […]

Hitachi Rail innovation a game changer for testing Brisbane’s new digital signalling system

Innovative new solution will allow seamless switching between existing interlocking and new ETCS digital signalling radically reducing testing time on Queensland Rail’s network The ‘Over and Back’ solution will save significant resources and maximise vital testing time by removing labour-intensive, manual switching between systems Piloted by Hitachi Rail during the delivery of the new digital […]