Goal Systems launches #GoalAgileIntegrations with ERTMS Solutions and ODASE Ontologies

Goal Systems is a world leader providing software for the optimization of transport operations. Their products enable optimum generation of schedules and timetables, better planning of rolling stock and drivers, a more efficient allocation of all kind of staff categories as well as dispatching  and control of resources, to achieve excellent results in all transport operations. ERTMS Solutions is…

Thales Transportation Systems GmbH uses ERTMSFormalSpecs in the framework of its Braking Curves Comparison project

The project began in summer of 2015, when the ERTMSFormal­Specs team met with the Braking Curves team of the Thales EVC development project. Thales had begun testing their braking curve calculations, but were not fully satisfied with the methods they were using. They had designed unit tests to pinpoint testing of specific functions. This is…

BaliseLifeCheck successfully passed RINA tests

RINA Railways Certification Laboratory performed tests for a validation with respect to UNISIG/ERA SUBSET 026, SUBSET 036 and SUBSET 085. Our Balise Life Check has successfully passed the tests, and marked the first important step in its validation process.sts. Figure 1. List of tests performed on the Balise Life Check System at RINA Certification Laboratory…

Oc’via Maintenance chose the BaliseLifeCheck to maintain Eurobalises and KVB balises on CNM project

In the framework of the CNM project in South of France (Contournement Nîmes-Montpellier), Oc’via Maintenance chose the BaliseLifeCheck to maintain Eurobalises and KVB balises that equip this 80kms’ new line. Oc’Via is a project company created by industrial stakeholders to answer the call for tender launched by SNCF Network. Oc’Via is in charge of the…

RINA performs independant assessment of BaliseLifeCheck

In the framework of The BaliseLifeCheck’s project on SNCF ETG measurement train, we’ve been asked by our client to test and validate our product. Our BLC is performing laboratory and measurements according to ERA/UNISIG subset 085 v3.0.0, which are a set of specifications for testing balises and BTM according to ERTMS/ETCS baseline 3. This test and validation…

Birmingham University paper: Condition Monitoring of Audio Frequency Track Circuits

The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education published few years ago a paper about Condition Monitoring of Audio Frequency Track Circuits. “This paper presents the initial results from operational trials of track circuit condition monitoring equipment installed at two TI21 audio frequency track circuits in the UK”. Same conclusion as today: tracks circuits must…