CBTC (Communication Based Train Control) - Articles and news items

Carrying CBTC data over a public LTE network: fact or fiction?

Issue 6 2015, Transport Extra  •  8 December 2015  •  Carlos Rodríguez Sánchez & Juan Moreno García-Loygorri

For Eurotransport, Metro de Madrid colleagues Carlos Rodríguez Sánchez and Juan Moreno García-Loygorri, take a look at the feasibility of carrying Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) data over a Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network. CBTC data is mostly critical, but most of the services carried over mobile networks, like LTE, are absolutely not critical. This article1 […]

Alstom trials LTE 4G for metro signalling solution

Industry news  •  29 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom and Huawei have completed a trial to develop Long Term Evolution or LTE 4G multi-service broadband radio networking technology for metros. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in April 2014 between telecommunications equipment producer Huawei, which supplied the LTE network, and Alstom which provided the train set and onboard signalling equipment. LTE technology enables […]

Bombardier’s 25 years of signalling in Turkey

Industry news  •  26 March 2014  •  Bombardier Transportation

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has been working in the Turkish rail control market for more than 25 years this month…

Thales awarded CBTC signalling contract for Hong Kong’s Metro Lines

Industry news, News  •  5 September 2013  •  Thales

Thales announces that it has been awarded a contract MTR Corporation, to signal the SCL line’s Phase 1 segment using a CBTC system…

Siemens supplies signaling equipment for the extension of Line 1 in Algiers

Industry news, News  •  13 August 2013  •  Siemens

Siemens supplies signaling system for extension of Line 1 in Algiers…

Beijing opens world’s longest CBTC-based metro line

Industry news, News  •  2 January 2013  •  Siemens

With Siemens technology automated Line 10 commences operation…

Thales awarded the contract to upgrade Kuala Lumpur Ampang Line to fully automated CBTC signalling

Industry news, News  •  3 September 2012  •  Thales

Thales has been selected to provide its world-leading SelTrac CBTC system…

Alstom will supply a new signalling system for the whole Amsterdam metro network

Industry news, News  •  5 April 2012  •  Alstom

Alstom has been awarded a contract to deploy its signalling technology…

Korea’s Busan-Gimhae light rail line enters revenue service operating with Thales’s CBTC technology

Industry news, News  •  23 September 2011  •  Thales

Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit Co. Ltd. has launched the revenue service of the line…

Bombardier’s CBTC system set to further increase capacity and improve passenger experience on the Madrid Metro

Industry news, News  •  9 February 2011  •  Bombardier

Bombardier’s advanced CBTC system, CITYFLO 650, is in service on the 8400 series metro cars…

Bombardier delivers state-of-the-art CBTC signalling technology for Shenzhen Metro Line 3

Industry news, News  •  6 January 2011  •  Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation has delivered its BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 mass transit signalling solution…