China will Install European Signalling Technology

China will Install European Signalling Technology
August 10, 2007 8:49 pm

The Chinese Ministry of Railways (MOR) will install $91m worth of European rail traffic management system (ERTMS) equipment on China’s high speed rail line between the cities of Wuhan and Guangzhou.

Supplier Bombardier Transportation will also install, test and commission the ERTMS Level 2 onboard and wayside signalling equipment for China Railway Signalling and Communications Corp (CRSC).
The new signalling system for China will manage very high-speed (VHS) traffic travelling at speeds up to 300km/h along nearly 1,000km of rail line.
The INTERFLO 450 ERTMS Level 2 signalling system will consist of 120 onboard systems for 60 VHS train sets and nine RBCs (Radio Block Centres) for the line and stations. It will also provide signalling support on interface specifications and interoperability.
The system is scheduled to enter commercial operation in January 2010.
The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a European Union (EU) backed standard being deployed in many European countries. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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