Infrabel studies ETCS rollout

March 2011
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Belgian government's plans to implement the European Train Control System (ETCS) upon Infrabel, its railway network, by the end of 2011. It states that this is in response to the rail accident which occurred on February 15, 2010 which injured 130 and killed 19. In light of this, the government set up its Commission on Railway Safety, which had its recommendations approved on February 10, 2011. The commission found that the number of accidents rose from 1998 to 2010, and recommended new security policies and technologies.


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