SNCB chose Goal Systems for their Advanced Planning System and ERTMS Solutions’ Ontologies for systems integration
Strong of its expertise in railways systems planning, the company Goal Systems, and its GoalRail solution, have been awarded this project. They partner up with ERTMS Solutions convinced by their ODASE™ semantic integration solution.
Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), in the context of their ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) Programme, awarded ERTMS Solutions as supplier for its integrated onsite testing solution: the ERTMSCamCorder.
The names of the companies nominated to the 4th edition of Brussels Best Exporters have been revealed. This nomination is a great reward for all the great projects we’ve done, and we still do, for our clients worldwide (Europe, Australia, South Korea).
To perform the maintenance of all the TVM TrackCircuits and Eurobalises Balises of the SEA LGV line (France), MESEA has equipped itself with a full preventive maintenance set of measurement instruments: two TrackCircuitLifeCheck and two BaliseLifeCheck. When associated, and embedded in a BROOM test train, these two labs-on-wheels are providing Mesea with a huge amount […]
The BaliseLifeCheck is a preventive balises measurement instrument, which equips laboratories, diagnostic trains, or commercial trains, able to produce extremely detailed signal quality information when it passes over a Eurobalise
Testimonial Video of the University of Birmingham about the role of Odase in railways data integration
During our last venue to the University of Birmingham, we had the chance to interview John Easton, Lecturer working in the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education.
As part of the NExTEO project, Siemens has acquired a testing kit of ERTMS Solutions, to validate the implementation of ERTMS interoperability protocols.
ERTMS Solutions, and its partner DMA, will participate to IAF in Munster from May 30 to June 1st.
We are delighted to announce that we have updated the ERTMSFormalSpecs model to be compliant with Subset-026 version 3.6.0 (Baseline 3 MR2). By also keeping the complete model for Baseline 3 MR1, our tool can now propose its complete formal representation of the specifications for the two latest versions of the ERTMS/ETCS Onboard specifications. Both versions […]
ERTMS Solutions is happy to announce that we have successfully applied 30% of the Subset-076 test sequences (210 sequences) against the ERTMSFormalSpecs model. We have continued applying the process described here, and this article provides an update of our previous findings according to our recent work. The updated statistics are the following. Over the 210 […]
ERTMS Solutions is glad to announce the signature of a brokerage agreement with NBPlus, based in Seoul and Jindo-gun, South Korea.
On March 15, ERTMS Solutions provided its first Sales Training to all its partners and brokers. Amongst our partners, we count Railway tool makers and vehicle manufacturers, Electronics, telecommunications and computer systems experts, and Consulting companies in 15 countries, worldwide.
Convinced by the quality of ERTMS Solutions’ products, our broker Rail-Mil Computers Sp. z o.o. Sp.k. acquired the TripleF-Sniffer and the FFFIScom/Subset-098 library, in the framework of ERTMS projects in Poland.
Rail-Mil Computers and Theta International – Official ERTMS Solutions Brokers in Poland and Australia/New Zealand
ERTMS Solutions is glad to announce the signature of two brokerage agreements with Rail-Mil Computers and Theta International, respectively based in Poland and in Australia.
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham is a group of over 130 academics, researchers, and professional support staff, who deliver world class research and thought leadership to the rail industry. As part of its work on preparing for the Digital Railway of tomorrow, BCRRE staff investigate fundamental […]
Successful setup and tests of BaliseLifeCheck on Eurailscout’s UFM160 to maintain Eurobalises and KER balises
In February 2016, Eurailscout Inspection & Analysis BV (The Netherlands) and Eurailscout France SAS (France) purchased one BaliseLifeCheck system featuring KER and Eurobalises diagnosis for their UFM160 (press release). We are very glad to announce that The BaliseLifeCheck is now set up, and that a successful test has been done in France, in the area […]
We are delighted to announce that we have modelled 100% of Subset-026, 027 and 034 (Baseline 3 MR1) onboard requirements using ERTMSFormalSpecs. Ours is the only tool we know of that proposes to the community a complete formal representation of these specifications which is understandable by signaling experts can be animated in what-if scenarios. We […]
All networks that operate ETCS lines are starting to put in place systematic measurement of the Eurobalises, in order to maintain them in an effective way. Nowadays, there are several tools available on the market to perform Eurobalise maintenance, but a vast majority of them follow a corrective approach, by identifying a fault only when […]
ERTMS Solutions is organizing its first ERTMSCamCorder User Group Event on January 17th and 18th , 2017, in Brussels. The objective of this annual two-days event is to bring together the ERTMSCamCorder community to share customers feedback, meet the community of users, innovate, and generate ideas together. User-oriented presentations At this occasion, three clients will […]
SOCOFER and ERTMS Solutions are joining their competences to bring more added value to railways maintenance. From now on, all future railway maintenance vehicles of SOCOFER will be ready to embed ERTMS Solutions’ LifeCheck preventive maintenance set of tools (BaliseLifeCheck and TVMLifeCheck). SOCOFER will be able to provide its clients with fully equipped vehicles that […]
Our team will attend the 3rd Global Track Maintenance and Asset Management Summit 2017 in Berlin in January 24 & 25. We will present our LifeCheck product line (BaliseLifeCheck and TVMLifeCheck), a preventive maintenance set of tools, which equips any type of trains, fitted or not with ETCS. It automates the track asset maintenance; it enables […]
ERTMS Solutions is a world leader in railways testing, maintenance, and systems integration product tools, especially known in the ERTMS world. SYSTRA Scott Lister is globally recognized for their strength in the field of ERTMS/ETCS. This partnership reinforces these capabilities for the use of state of the art desktop simulators environment. François Pignard, Rail Systems […]
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 […]
ERTMS Solutions is happy to announce that we have successfully applied 20% of the Subset-076 test sequences (139 sequences) against the ERTMSFormalSpecs model. This is an ongoing work, and you can find our previous presentation here. In this article, we will update our previous findings with our increased experience from the latest test sequences […]
Thales Transportation Systems GmbH uses ERTMSFormalSpecs in the framework of its Braking Curves Comparison project
The context 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. […]
We will participate to the INTELLIGENT RAIL SUMMIT 2016 in Naples on November 22-23-24, 2016 This international railway-conference takes place at the National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa (Naples, Italy). The focus point of the Intelligent Rail Summit will be set on three individual themes: 22 November 2016: Wayside Train Monitoring Systems 23 November 2016: Rail Infrastructure Measuring […]
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. Figure 1. List of tests performed on the Balise Life Check System at RINA Certification Laboratory […]
ERTMS Solutions, and its partner DMA, will participate to AusRail 2016 in Adelaide, Australia, from November 22 to November 23. If you want to meet us there, please contact us and we will be glad to schedule a meeting with you! AusRAIL provides an exceptional platform for knowledge sharing and networking for industry leaders, rail manufacturers […]
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 […]
Expandium is an established innovative and leading provider of network monitoring solutions for railway and public operators. Expandium provides operators with a new generation of tools enabling network intelligence. Its state-of-the-art solutions monitor most interfaces currently in operations, including the R4 architecture. Expandium’s platform covers multiple technologies, such as 2G/3G/LTE/VoIP/VoLTE for public operators, to GSM-R […]
ERTMS Solutions is proud to announce that we have successfully applied more than 100 sequences of the Subset-076 test sequences against the ERTMSFormalSpecs model. Subset-076 holds the functional and technical descriptions of the tests needed in order to prove interoperability, or in other words it is the way of demonstrating the compliance of an ETCS […]
One of our clients in charge of tracks maintenance, recently faced an issue with a balise located at the exit of their warehouse. Every time a train was leaving the warehouse, the On Board Unit couldn’t read properly the balise group and triggered an emergency brake action. They analyzed the defective balises with their portable […]
The national R&D Project, “Practical use of LTE-R (LTE system for Railway) based wireless communication train control system for conventional & high speed railway (called as KRTCS)” is being developed not only to be applying European Train Control System Level 2 technologies over LTE-R instead of GSM-R in Europe, but also optimized by the regional […]
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 […]
“When I first met ERTMS Solutions, I had very specific requirements for ERTMS testing and maintenance, and ERTMS Solutions was the only company able to provide me with a relevant solution, within our quality, budgets and timing criteria. I really appreciate the collaboration with ERTMS Solutions. They listen to their clients’ needs and bend over […]
Belgorail is an inspection and certification body formed in June 2004 to cover the need for voluntary and regulatory certification in the rail sector. Belgorail onsite test activities are one key element in the process of having new or upgraded trackside and/or rolling stock with ERTMS in service. They will perform onsite tests in the […]
Transurb S.A. started using ERTMSFormalSpecs for training purposes. Their new innovative training program includes a specific module about ERTMS requirement management and modeling. Transurb ERTMS Training Programme needed an efficient way to demonstrate ERTMS requirements and the suitable option was to include simulation examples built up with ERTMSFormalSpecs. Giuseppe Palumbo, Engineering and Technical Manager Transurb: […]
Network Rail, in the context of their Thameslink Programme, awarded ERTMS Solutions as supplier for its integrated onsite testing solution: the ERTMSCamCorder. The Thameslink Programme is transforming North-South travel through London by delivering better stations, improved connections, greater capacity and more reliable journeys. A key element of the programme is to increase the capacity on […]
On Monday May 30, Laurent Ferier, our Expert in compilation techniques and domain specific languages, demonstrated the efficiency of the ERTMSFormalSpecs tool to analyze Change Requests in WCRR Milano. We are publishing below a digest of his presentation. You can ask to download our exhaustive paper HERE. USING ERTMS FORMAL SPECS TO […]
Laurent Ferier, our Expert in compilation techniques and domain specific languages, will demonstrate the efficiency of the ERTMSFormalSpecs tool to analyze Change Requests. His conference will take place on Monday May 30th, Hall Gemini at 4.50pm. We will publish his presentation and speech summary after the event on our website. If you want more information about […]
Imajing and ERTMS Solutions see their expertize as complementary and decided to enter into a technological partnership, complemented by a VAR agreement. Imajing is a world leader in the market of mobile mapping and GIS technologies, used in transportation infrastructure environments, and aiming at collecting infrastructure data, while ERTMS Solutions is a world leader in […]
ERTMS Solutions is glad to announce its participation to the Expandium User Group conference on June 2nd 2016
Stan Pinte, CEO of ERTMS Solutions, will present the achievement of a tool that allows pre-testing ERTMS with TestOBU.SIL0. This product is born from our alliance with Expandium, the innovative and leading provider of network monitoring solutions. ERTMS onsite testing is well known to be mandatory, expensive and complex by design. TestOBU.SIL0 is a cost-effective […]
The ERTMS Solutions Academy aims to guide our experts to the highest expertise level in ERTMS standards modeling using the ERTMSFormalSpecs modeling tool. Few people can claim to be able to model this very complex standard so we are proud to say that our team of experienced ERTMS specialists is definitely growing fast! We are […]
Eurobalises, KVB and, now, TVM430 ERTMS Solutions has developed a tool, the BaliseLifeCheck (BLC), which automates balise maintenance. The 2 first customers, SNCF and Infrabel, are using the tool since late 2015, and, since then, Eurailscout joined the BaliseLifeCheck users for Eurobalise and KVB balises maintenance in France. The BaliseLifeCheck is ongoing further software and […]
Eurailscout Inspection & Analysis BV (Amersfoort – Netherlands) and Eurailscout France SAS (Paris – France) have decided to partner up with ERTMS Solutions. The first step of this partnership is the purchase, by Eurailscout, of one BaliseLifeCheck system featuring KVB and Eurobalises diagnosis. This system shall be mounted in the UFM160, aiming at serving […]
Expandium and ERTMS Solutions are proud to announce their collaboration in the unveiling of a brand new solution designed for ERTMS pre-testing purposes: TestOBU.SIL0 Fruit of the collaboration between both companies, TestOBU.Sil0 will be officially unveiled and on display during the UIC ERTMS World Conference 2016, the 1-2 March 2016, in […]
November 2015, Brussels Following the Compatibility Agreement last year, Alstom has further expanded their partnership with ERTMS Solutions with the purchase of Triple-F Sniffer. Alstom is in charge of designing and testing ATLAS 200, its ERTMS/ETCS on-board Level 2 solution to be delivered to Banedanmark (the Danish railway infrastructure owner) in Denmark. In […]
ERTMSFormalSpecs and the Industry Brussels, September 8, 2015 Thales Deutschland chooses ERTMSFormalSpecs to test braking curves Thales Deutschland decided to use the open source tool ERTMSFormalSpecs in the context of their ERTMS Baseline 3 onboard unit development process. With ERTMSFormalSpecs, Thales Deutschland will be able to achieve a disruptive acceleration and cost cutting effect for […]
The birth of the ‘Balise Life Check’ Eurobalises, like legacy balises, have a limited lifetime. The question is not new, and balise maintenance leaves a big question mark: when will Eurobalises have problems preventing their use? And to a further extent, when will they die? There was no answer to these questions until now. Consequently, […]
There are no seats left. If you would like us to reorganize this kind of training or more generally ERTMS trainings, please send your suggestion to I need more training ! Original announcement: On October 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2015, ERTMS Solutions will host and jointly organize a Cenelec training together with Certifer […]
Brussels, April 22, 2015 ERTMS Users Group (EUG) decided to use the open source tool ERTMSFormalSpecs in the context of their ERTMS specifications change requests. The contract signed with ERTMS Solutions, the inventor of ERTMSFormalSpecs, includes the use of a DMI and Scenario Editor license, as well as bug fixing and support to the DMI […]
A major step in Test and Commissioning improvement at European level Brussels, April 4th, 2015 ERTMS Solutions is proud to announce the decision, taken by one of the most prestigious European Rail Infrastructure Managers, DB Netz AG, to purchase the ERTMSCamCorder. The tool will be used, in a first phase, in the framework of the […]
Brussels, November 27th, 2014 Today, Alstom and ERTMS Solutions signed an ERTMSCamCorder ATLAS Compatibility Agreement, to better serve their customers together. ———————————————————— ERTMSCamCorder is a flexible tool that can be used with ERTMS onboard units from all suppliers. Although, any new OBU environment needs different configurations, which represents a lot of time and efforts, and, […]
Thales Deutschland purchases ERTMS Solutions’ product ERTMSCamCorder to optimize testing on a Danish project
Brussels, November 7th, 2014 In the framework of a Danish signaling project, Thales Deutschland selected ERTMSCamCorder to address the challenges raised by onsite testing. Thales Deutschland has opted for an unlimited ERTMSCamCorder license covering all onboard and trackside project. Stanislas Pinte, ERTMS Solutions Sales Director: ‘A new ERTMSCamCorder sale in Denmark is strategic to us, […]
Brussels, Thursday 16th of October 2014 Today, October 16th, 2014, ERTMS Solutions FFFISprofibus software library receives positive assessment report by CERTIFER, for compliance with EN50128 at SIL4 level and Subsets 56 and 57. ERTMS Solutions is a leader in off-the-shelf software packages for ERTMS onboard and trackside applications. Its customers use the software as a […]
Brussels, September 18, 2014 At the beginning of this month, ERTMS Solutions invited several prospects and customers coming from four different European countries to take part to live and lab demos of the ERTMS CamCorder thanks to Infrabel, a pioneer in dedicated ERTMS test tools -, and found out that Test and Commissioning issues are […]
The DMI being modelled by ERTMS Solutions has received some upgrades recently in the distance to target and the indication location used for speed monitoring. The first addition is the distance to supervised target. (A target is defined by a target location and a target speed, to which the train must decelerate before reaching the […]
Today July 15th, 2014, the interconnection between the DMI Test Application and ERTMSFormalSpecs has reached a new step. The procedures Start Of Mission for starting the mission in Shunting mode and in Non Leading mode have been tested. Additionally, ERTMSFormalSpecsâ behavior has been tested when starting a mission in one of these modes. For this […]
The interface between EFS and the DMI has been updated to include speed and distance monitoring information. EFS will soon have implemented all of chapter 3.13 of Subset-026 (Speed and distance monitoring), and the DMI is ready to display it, which will be the case shortly. EFS and the DMI test application have been linked […]
Today, 27 June, 2014, the integration between the brand new ERTMS Solutions DMI test application and ERTMSFormalSpecs managed to integrate the trackside announcements. Now, it is possible to display the trackside announcements coming from ERTMSFormalSpecs on the DMI test application. Information can be provided from the DMI test application to ERTMSFormalSpecs during the procedure of […]
Munich, June 12th, 2014 The OpenETCS@ITEA2 Annual review meeting took place in Munich today (http://openetcs.org/). ERTMS Solutions (www.ertmssolutions.com) presented the results of their work over the last months: – Model coverage is about 65% of the EVC-related requirements – Braking curves computation corresponds to the results provided by the ERA spreadsheet – Software bus allow easy integration […]
Brussels, 2 June 2014 Today, 2 June 2014, we celebrated the belts awards of 2 employees: Luis, who received his yellow belt, and James, who received his orange belt! 64% of Subset-026 modeling coverage is now reached! A presentation will be organized during the next ITEA2 annual review meeting, which will be held in Munich […]
UIC ERTMS Istanbul – Free GSM charging station offered at OpenRBC – stand A10 […]
Frankfurt/Berlin/Utrecht/Brussels, March 14th, 2014. On Friday March 14th Movares and ERTMS Solutions, the OpenRBC founding fathers, signed a strategic collaboration […]
In the framework of the continuous evolution of its trainborne ERTMS platform, Alstom has developed a new communication board supporting several protocols. After a make […]
For all its future ERTMS testing projects, BELGORAIL has selected ERTMSCamCorder to address the challenges raised by onsite testing. BELGORAIL […]
Brussels, 10 December 2013 Today, 10 December 2013, was a great day in ERTMS Solutionsâ offices: 5 employees received their […]
Brussels, the 5/8/2013 Hitachi Onboard ETCS (European Train Control System) solution has successfully connected to the Network Rail Cambrian Line […]
Brussels, the 20/3/2013 Siemens Signalling Belgium is contracted by Infrabel to implement ETCS L1 lines that pertain to ERTMS Corridor […]
Brussels, the 9/3/2013 NS and ProRail selected the ERTMSCamCorder as a tool to perform onsite testing activities for the ERTMS […]