Monitor balises linking

We enriched our BaliseLifeCheck with an extra module that monitors balises Linking. Balise linking is a method used in ETCS by which one balise group, within its telegram(s), can describe the location of the next balise groups found in the movement direction. All linking distances are measured from the reference balise of the balise group…

Examples of track circuits failures

Currently infrastructure maintenance of the track circuits is manual inspections along the track. This type of maintenance is expensive, time-consuming and not effective since inspection needs to be carried out periodically every 3 or 6 months on every track circuit. If we consider ½ day per track circuit, it’s around 10 days for 500 track…

A better ETCS onboard, no more no less

Over the past two decades, the idea of an open railway network across Europe has made significant progress. A tipping point has been reached. All European countries are now planning the roll out of ERTMS. The system is not only seen as enabling an open market, but also as a necessary technology for maximizing both passenger and…

How to perform ERTMS Trackside approval

According to the ERA 4th Railway Package, “ERTMS trackside approval is part of the application file for an authorisation for placing in service trackside control-command and signalling subsystems, involving the ETCS and/or GSM-R equipment. Following a request for approval, the applicant provides the complete application file that describes the envisaged technical solution. The Agency evaluates…

Frédéric Du Jardin becomes CEO of ERTMS Solutions

 We are happy to announce the nomination of Frédéric Du Jardin as CEO of ERTMS Solutions effective immediately. Frédéric previously held the position of Chief Operations Officer since 2013. “Frédéric is a proven leader with business vision and the ability to bring people together. He will continue to bring our commitment to innovation and out-of-the-box…

New partnership with Via-Digital

ERTMS Solutions is pleased to announce its partnership agreement with Via-Digital, based in Kranj, Slovenia. This new partnership marks another step towards increasing ERTMS Solutions’ activities in Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia. Via-Digital is a leading provider of telecommunications measurement technology and industrial tightening equipment in this region, working with worldwide renowned manufacturers like Teledyne LeCroy…

TrackCircuitLifeCheck ICC Sensors for Eurotunnel

In the scope of the deployment of the Track Circuit Life Check (TLC) at EUROTUNNEL for ANSALDO UM71CB and TVM-430 infrastructure inspection, the Eurotunnel’s Krupp Diesel Locomotive 903 and 904 are using old SNCF designed TGV PSB ICC sensors for gathering shunted track circuits currents (working with TLC ICC subsystem). Since Eurotunnel wanted to equip…