Alstom to supply trackside signaling technology for Sydney’s suburban rail network

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Sydney, Australia (Urban Transport News): Alstom was awarded two contracts by Transport for New South Wales (TFNSW) and Sydney Trains to design, deliver and provide long-term service support as part of more trains in the state for European Train Control System Level 2 (ETCS) trackside signaling technology. has been awarded. More Services – Digital System Program.

With more than 18,000 km of trackside technologies installed globally, Alstom’s AtlasTM and SmartLock Teatrackside signaling technologies will be delivered on the Sydney train network between Bondi Junction and Erskineville under a 20-year framework agreement beginning in 2021, making the technology to enable smooth future implementation of wide network.

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The Digital Systems Program will replace existing signaling and train control technology on the Sydney train network with state-of-the-art, internationally proven, intelligent rail systems. Initially created to enable standardized cross-border rail traffic, ETCS Level 2 use is set to increase speed, reliability and capacity safely.

The new digital technology will provide a complete system for optimum efficiency and safety while providing multiple benefits. For example, the technology will enable Sydney Trains to meet future capacity demand and improve the passenger experience by providing more reliable services, shorter travel times and increased real-time information.

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“Alstom is pleased to continue supporting TFNSW to fulfill its vision of transforming the Sydney Rail network. The Digital Systems Program will provide a step-change in the operation of Sydney Trains and NSW Trains, and Alstom will provide a sustainable , is committed to partnering with TFNSW to provide innovative and value for money solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

The award of these contracts confirms Alstom’s leading position in the rail signaling market in Australia. Alstom is the only supplier that has delivered passenger CBTC (Communications Based Train Control) signaling technologies to metros in both Sydney and Melbourne, Our ETCS Level 1 technology currently works on the NSW and QLD suburban rail networks, freight and mining signaling technologies have been deployed. for FMG and BHP in Western Australia and our interlocking technologies have been successfully distributed to most Australian states.

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The project is expected to be fully operational in 2024.

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