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  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018, 17:00-17:30
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  • East Coast Academy, Platform 9, York Station, York, YO24 1AB

IRO Area

Event Details

We are delighted to welcome David Bishop, Business Manager, Intelligent Rail, Ricardo Rail, to come and give a presentation to members about the European Rail Traffic Management System.

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), of which the European Train Control System (ETCS) is a component, is being trialled currently in the UK and will become the standard system when renewals fall due.  The principal objectives of ETCS are interoperability through standardisation, and reduced installation costs through minimising fixed equipment.  For instance, ETCS Level 2 replaces lineside signals with a movement authority transmitted direct to the driver’s cab.

This event will be of particular relevance to those who are interested in railway signalling, as well as those who are studying on one of the IRO courses.

Light refreshments kindly supplied by Tracsis.

Please note that you should aim for a prompt arrival, as the reception area at the Academy will not be manned after 17:30hrs.

To reserve a place for the talk please click https://goo.gl/forms/f2wbZ4GhTOpunerE2

Members are requested to bring along with them their membership cards.


CPD Topics Covered: Train Movement Control Systems

Added on the website on January 16, 2018