Communications Based Train Control

Dr. Alan F. Rumsey, P.Eng., FIRSE, has spent his entire career in railway signalling and communications, and is one of the driving forces behind CBTC (communications-based train control) for rail…
  September 15 & 16, 2016 |  Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Arlington, VA   Conference Agenda   Thursday, September 15       8:00   Registration Continental Breakfast | Sponsorship Available …
   -The Future of CBTC & PTC-    2017 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED   The international conference on Next-Gen Train Control—now an annual event—featured comprehensive project updates and in-depth technical…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & Security two 67-month contracts worth a total of $205.8 million to install communications-based train control…
Congress and the FRA perceive PTC primarily as a safety measure to counteract human error and prevent accidents. But rail industry suppliers seek to make PTC, and CBTC too, something…
The Federal Transit Administration has published a Rail Transit Signal and Control Systems Research paper that provides “a comprehensive evaluation of CBTC technology.” The research project was conducted by Alan…