Thales will Install ETCS System in Mexico City

Thales will Install ETCS System in Mexico City
June 20, 2008 11:14 am

Electronics and systems group Thales has installed the European Train Control System (ETCS) and integrated communications equipment on a Mexico passenger line.

The company will provide the systems for the Mexican Railway Authority-run line serving Buenavista in central Mexico City and Cuautitlan in Estado de Mexico.

The contract will see the company install rail signalling turnkey with electronic interlocking and trackside signalling equipment as well as ETCS on-board equipment.

The company will also provide preventive and corrective signalling and telecom maintenance services for a 30-year concession period.

The system provides continuous speed supervision for a three-minute design headway for the line, which stretches 27km across five municipalities, says Thales. 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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