Siemens has Won Toronto Upgrade Contract

Siemens has Won Toronto Upgrade Contract
December 20, 2007 10:57 am

Siemens Transportation Systems has won a €140m contract from the Canadian transit authority Go Transit, its biggest ever rail automation contract in North America.

The contract covers upgrading the communications, signalling and traffic control systems at Toronto’s Union Station.
Siemens says the new control systems will monitor the operation of interlockings as well as overseeing automatic train tracking, timetable management and automatic route setting.
The system will also monitor and localise any faults with outdoor equipment.
The plans also include supplying up-to-the-minute information directly from the station’s traffic control centre.
Union Station has more than 2,000 rights of way, making it one of the most complex stations on the continent. 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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