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CBTC: Are you a visionary or a skeptic?
Dr. Alan F. Rumsey, P.Eng., FIRSE, has spent his entire career in railway signaling and communications, and is one of the driving forces behind CBTC (communications-based train control) for rail…
Next-Gen Train Control Conference | Agenda
September 15 & 16, 2016 | Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Arlington, VA Conference Agenda Thursday, September 15 8:00 Registration Continental Breakfast | Sponsorship Available …
Next-Generation Train Control Conference
-CBTC & PTC: Tomorrow’s technology for today’s railways- October 19 & 20, 2017 | Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown The International Conference on Next-Gen Train Control will feature in-depth…
Light Rail | Sponsorships
+ Sponsorships Join Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures at this premier event—Light Rail 2017. Developed for transportation professionals in planning, operations, civil engineering, signaling and vehicle…
Siemens, Thales land NYCT QBL West Phase 1 CBTC contracts
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…
C&S: The new frontier is here
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…
FTA releases comprehensive CBTC study
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…
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