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Following two years’ initial design work and eighteen months’ detailed design and construction, a team of over 300 staff and subcontractors from Siemens Rail Automation worked in shifts around the clock over a nine-day blockade, successfully commissioning the final stage of the Banbury Resignalling programme ahead of schedule at 02:33am on Monday 8 August. From briefings on 29 July to project commissioning on 8 August, the team worked in close collaboration with Network Rail and its contractor partners to enable Chilterns trains to enter the newly-built ‘super depot’.
Siemens Rail Automation has been awarded a contract by Network Rail for the GRIP 5 to 8 stages of the Port Talbot West Phase 1 re-signalling project. The programme will see the last section of the Great Western Mainline converted for electrification in preparation for the operation of the new Intercity Express Programme trains.
Frimley, UK, Jul 20, 2016
Frimley, UK, Jul 12, 2016
SafeZone average speed detection solution by Siemens has been selected by the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership to improve safety and speed compliance in two key locations in Brighton and Hastings. The Home Office type-approved solution will be fully integrated to the back- office penalty notice processing facility run by Sussex Safer Roads Partnership.
Siemens announces the launch of a new C4X retrofit solution, designed to extend the life of South Wales Switchgear’s C4X medium voltage circuit breaker. Siemens can provide customers with a new vacuum circuit breaker to replace the old oil circuit breaker which will offer customers a cost effective solution to radically extend the life of switchgear by up to 25 years.