Signalling market still live
- Horsham chopped. // Rail Business Intelligence;7/31/2003, Issue 203, p3
Highlights the decision of Network Rail to abandon the pilot installation of Bombardier's Ebilock Computer-Based Interlocking at Horsham, England. Replacement for the Ebilock interlocking.
- SSI revival gathers momentum. // Rail Business Intelligence;7/3/2003, Issue 201, p4
Reports on the invitations issued by Network Rail to tender for the resignalling of the Trent power signalbox area in the East Midlands using solidstate interlockings (SSI). Details of the project; Promotion of the CBI technlogy; Reassessment of the claimed benefits of SSI technology.
- Crewe -- Cheadle Hulme not ready before January. // Rail Business Intelligence;5/11/2006, Issue 269, p1
The article reports on the plan of Network Rail to lift the extended blockade between Cheadle Hulme and Crewe in England on June 12, 2006 by using the new Ansaldo signalling. The differences of interpretation of signalling principles in Great Britain is believed to be one of the causes of delay...
- Signal renewals now ramping up. // Rail Business Intelligence;6/16/2005, Issue 247, p2
Reports on an increase in spending on asset renewals of Network Rails (NR) in Great Britain. Information on a contract of the company with Siemens Transportation Systems; Reason behind the delay in awarding signalling contracts; Advantage of the in-house signalling scheme design according to NR...
- Signalling frameworks awarded. // Rail Business Intelligence;1/26/2012, Issue 406, p1
The article informs that Network Rail Ltd. has awarded its seven-year signaling framework agreements, worth 1.5 billion pounds, to Invensys PLC and Signalling Solutions Ltd. It is mentioned that the Railroad has completely eradicated solid-state interlocking technology (SSI). According to...
- Frameworks structured to encourage collaboration. // Rail Business Intelligence;1/26/2012, Issue 406, p7
The article looks at the Network Rail Ltd.'s new signaling framework agreements, which is designed to encourage collaborations. It is given that the contracts are divided into three categories in which Type A includes major resignaling schemes, Type B covers spot renewal interlocking and Type C...
- End of the line. // Railway Gazette International;Aug2010, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p71
The article reports that the purely mechanical interlockings are no longer used on the U.S. main rail network, after over 150 years of operation.
- Smartlock is go. // Rail Business Intelligence;5/8/2009, Issue 341, p2
The article reports that the trials of Signalling Solutions Ltd.'s (SSL) pilot installation of the Alstom Smartlock computer-based interlocking at Horsham in England were successfully completed in mid-April 2009. As reported, Smartlock will be used by SSL on the East Kent resignalling scheme in...
- Dorset Coast slips again. // Rail Business Intelligence;5/1/2003, Issue 197, p3
Reports on the failure of Siemens to complete the safety case submissions for the company's SIMIS-W computer-based interlocking for the pilot Dorset Coast resignalling scheme. Information on the commissioning of the scheme.