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CAF commissions the first phase of modernised Sofia central station
CAF commissions the first phase of modernised Sofia central station

On 6 June 2024, the CAF Group's railway signalling business has commissioned the first phase of modernised Sofia central station, meaning that trains in the Bulgarian capital are now running on the first five tracks.

First Class 66 with ETCS
First Class 66 with ETCS

On 26 April 2024 the first locomotive of Class 66, the Britain’s principal freight fleet, to be fitted with digital signalling equipment was moved on to dynamic testing, having successfully progressed through static testing. 

Siemens Mobility to introduce its track-side ETCS for Digirata
Siemens Mobility to introduce its track-side ETCS for Digirata

On 25 April 2024 Siemens Mobility announced that it will upgrade the first section of Finland's rail network under the Finnish government's Digirata (Digirail) project.

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Digirata - an ETCS in Finland
Digirata - an ETCS in Finland

Like other European countries, also Finland is preparing to introduce ERTMS.

A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS
A complex mix of problems around ÖBB's and other Tauruses, ČD railjets and ETCS

Many operators are facing the difficult problem of upgrading or retrofitting the ETCS OBUs (On-Board Units) to their Taurus locomotives. Moreover, the same is true for the railjet non-traction multiple units (NMUs) of ÖBB and ČD.

First ČD Class 680 Pendolino with ETCS on test
First ČD Class 680 Pendolino with ETCS on test

On 22 January 2024, Pendolino 680.004 arrived at VUZ Velim, which was the first of its class to be equipped with the ETCS OBU.

Hitachi Rail completed first dynamic testing of its ETCS on Paris - Lyon HSL
Hitachi Rail completed first dynamic testing of its ETCS on Paris - Lyon HSL

In early 2024, Hitachi Rail has successfully completed the first dynamic test of its digital signalling technology for the Paris - Lyon high speed line.

Northern City Line working under ETCS
Northern City Line working under ETCS

On 11 December 2023 Rail Minister Huw Merriman celebrated the start of digitally signalled passenger services on one of Great Northern's busy London commuter lines.

DB Cargo TRAXXes with GUARDIA ETCS OBU
DB Cargo TRAXXes with GUARDIA ETCS OBU

Recently, for the first time, the on-board ETCS was retrofitted to the TRAXX locomotives already in service without the involvement of the manufacturer of these locomotives.

All DB's long distance KISSes modernised
All DB's long distance KISSes modernised

In early December 2023 last of the KISS EMUs modernised by Stadler was handed over to DB Fernverkehr.

First passenger trains run to City of London using ETCS
First passenger trains run to City of London using ETCS

On 27 November 2023 Great Northern commuters began travelling to the City of London in trains controlled by on-board ETCS.

Alstom unveiled the world’s first Eurobalise with integrated encoding capabilities
Alstom unveiled the world’s first Eurobalise with integrated encoding capabilities

Alstom has introduced a groundbreaking Eurobalise that integrates simplified ERTMS encoding functionality to serve multiple use cases.

Siemens Mobility acquires HMH
Siemens Mobility acquires HMH

On 15 November 2023 Siemens Mobility announced that it has completed the acquisition of HMH, a Slovakian-based technology company, that offers the MIREL national ATP for Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland.

RapidX - India’s first semi high-speed regional train inaugurated
RapidX - India’s first semi high-speed regional train inaugurated

On 20 October 2023 Alstom reached a milestone for India’s rail revolution with the inauguration of RapidX, which forms part of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS).

Great Northern’s Class 717 fleet set for upgrade
Great Northern’s Class 717 fleet set for upgrade

On 16 August 2023 Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has received authorisation from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) to upgrade its Great Northern Class 717 Desiro UK to the latest specification of ETCS. I