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Satellite-based rail control system tested in Sardinia

Tuesday 6 May 2014 | 16:20 CET | News
Ansaldo STS, a Finmeccanica company, has begun testing its satellite control system for regional railways on a 50 km line in Sardinia, reports website Key4Biz. The 3InSat system involves using satellite technologies and existing public mobile networks (GSM/3G) in lieu of dedicated railway communications radio infrastructure (GSM-R) and wired communications infrastructure along railway tracks. The introduction of the European standard known as European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) in 2004 represented a major breakthrough for train control and command systems. However, the

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Companies: Inmarsat / Vodafone
Countries: Italy
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