Tag: MTR

Transport & Logistics

Local builders out as two contest for Melbourne Metro

The list of potential builders for 25 new trains for Melbourne has been narrowed to two, and neither of the two local train factories are reported to still be in the bidding. Chinese state-owned China North Rail and Korea’s Rotem are the two remaining bidders for the Victorian state government’s contract to build 25 new…

10 Sep 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

NSW government selects North West Rail Link preferred operator

The Northwest Rapid Transit consortium has been officially chosen as the preferred operator of the North West Rail Link - currently Australia's largest ongoing public transport infrastructure project. The announcement was made by the New South Wales government on June 24, following a comprehensive review process in which two consortiums competed for the sought-after contract. The Northwest Rapid…

2 Jul 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Is Wi-Fi the future of rail communications?

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is steadily becoming the train control system of choice for both new and existing metro lines. Currently, most modern RF-based CBTC are being deployed over a Wi-Fi radio bearer. Rodrigo Alvarez, Senior Consultant – Rail Comms at Titan ICT Consultants talks to us about some of the potential issues associated with that design option. You…

26 May 2014, by test test