October 2011
Railway Gazette International;Oct2011, Vol. 167 Issue 10, Special Section p3
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the important role that improved telecommunications systems will inevitably play in achieving efficient maintenance, signaling, and communications services. It highlights the views of Libor Lochman, the Community of European Railways (CER) deputy executive director, on the installation of European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and the advantages of new technologies. He also highlights the challenges facing railways and the need to harmonise standards.


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