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Inauguration of CPTM Line 13

Inauguration of CPTM Line 13

On March 30th 2018, CPTM inaugurated Line 13 between Engenheiro Goulart and Guarulhos International Airport. CITEF conducted the simulation environment for Siemens, the firm in charge of signaling this line, that will be used to verify the CCO functionality and to train the line’s traffic control operators. The simulator consists of a line model, incorporating […]

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Simulation environment to validate Hitachi’s on-board CBTC equipment for Line 1 of the Ho Chi Minh city Metro

Simulation environment to validate Hitachi’s on-board CBTC equipment for Line 1 of the Ho Chi Minh city Metro

Hitachi, Ltd. is currently working on development of the CBTC system for Line 1 of the Metro in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Development work considered validation of the system at Hitachi’s Mito Works laboratory (Japan) as a basic requirement prior to final installation on the track. CITEF has been chosen by Hitachi to supply, […]

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CITEF involved in testing and commissioning the ERTMS system in Denmark

CITEF involved in testing and commissioning the ERTMS system in Denmark

Denmark has been engaged on an ambitious project entailing a full renovation of its rail network’s signalling system since 2012. The Signalling Programme (SP) was launched in 2009 by the Danish Railway Infrastructure Operator Banedanmark, and includes the installation of an ERTMS Level 2 signalling system throughout the country before year-end 2030. This ambitious programme […]

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CEFF’S new Euro 4000 simulator

CEFF’S new Euro 4000 simulator

The CEFF (Centro Europeo de Formación Ferroviaria) has completed its training offer in its high-specification railway simulators by acquiring a new, avant-garde simulator from CITEF: the Stadler Euro 4000 diesel locomotive simulator (Renfe 335 Series). This simulator, along with the current Bombardier TRAXX2E F140DC electric locomotive simulator (Renfe 253 Series), allows CEFF to train people […]

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The Metro Santiago simulators now updated with TETRA

The Metro Santiago simulators now updated with TETRA

The radio systems of each of the lines on the entire network have been replaced by the modern TETRA technology within the scope of the Santiago Metro modernisation plan. The radio network simulation has already been replaced in the training simulators, thereby ensuring the operating personnel has been trained in the use of these devices […]

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PTC Simulator – Sentinel Trainguard by Siemens

PTC Simulator – Sentinel Trainguard by Siemens

CITEF has developed and installed a Simulator capable of reproducing reliably the PTC (Positive Train Control) system, known as Trainguard Sentinel. It has been implemented on the Nacala Corridor line, operated by Vale, which construction began in 2012 and has been recently inaugurated. The system reproduces the integrated system operation, carried out with freight locomotives […]

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New portable simulators for CEFF

New portable simulators for CEFF

The European Railway Training Centre (CEFF) has hired CITEF to develop a set of state-of-the-art portable simulators. The new simulators will complete CEFF’s training offer and join its set of fixed-base simulators in its facilities in Madrid. CITEF has provided four new portable simulators for the Bombardier TRAXX2E F140DC (Renfe S253) electric locomotive, to train […]

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CITEF collaborates in Huella del Metro project

CITEF collaborates in Huella del Metro project

Metro de Madrid has launched its Huella del Metro (‘Traces of the Metro’) project in the restored original 1923 ticket hall of Pacífico station. The project launch was attended by Madrid’s Regional Minister of Transport, Housing and Infrastructure, Pedro Rollán. CITEF has collaborated in the project, developing a simulation of an old-fashioned train inside Pacífico […]

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