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DGF certifies the simulator resulting from the CEFF and CITEF agreement

DGF certifies the simulator resulting from the CEFF and CITEF agreement

In October 2013 we announced that an agreement had been signed between CEFF (the European Rail Training Centre) and CITEF for the development of a new training tool based on immersive simulators with a high degree of realism. The DGF (Directorate General of Rail) has certified this driving simulator, which is already proving to be […]

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CBTC iSim Phase 2

CBTC iSim Phase 2

From 8 to 12 December 2014, CITEF engineers were working on several work packages in the Mito Works laboratories at the premises of Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan). These activities included the installation, commissioning and testing of the second phase of the CBTC iSim (CBTC integrated Simulator) project, which comprises the development of a simulator for testing, […]

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Calculation of the interval between trains for the Mexico DF – Toluca line

Calculation of the interval between trains for the Mexico DF – Toluca line

The consortium comprised of CAF, Isolux-Corsán, Thales and Azvi has been awarded the works contract with a value of 690 million euros for construction of the intercity railway line between Mexico DF and Toluca. The project includes construction of a 57.7 kilometre-long railway line to connect Toluca to the western zone of the Federal District, […]

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Meeting of the SIMAFE project consortium

Meeting of the SIMAFE project consortium

The meeting of the consortium of the SIMAFE (Rail Maintenance Simulators) project was held on 20 November 2014 at the Industrial Engineering School in Madrid. This project is co-financed by MINECO (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) through the INNPACTO 2012 call for proposals (IPT-2012-0225-370000) and ERDF (European Fund of Regional Development). SIMAFE was established […]

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Royal Reopening of Reading station in Great Britain

Royal Reopening of Reading station in Great Britain

CITEF developed the visual environment of the area around Reading station in the United Kingdom. This visual system was integrated in a driving simulator to validate the new signalling installed around the station. It has been completely updated to handle the large number of rail connections in Reading. Currently used by almost 20 million passengers […]

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Opening of Changsha Metro

Opening of Changsha Metro

The first metro line in Changsha opened on 29 April, which means that the capital of Hunan province has become the nineteenth city in continental China to have a metro line. For this project, CITEF developed a driving simulator with CBTC (Communications-Based Train Control), implemented in Line 2 of the metro in the city of […]

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Validation and simulation-based training environment for the Downtown Line in Singapore

Validation and simulation-based training environment for the Downtown Line in Singapore

Singapore’s Downtown Line, scheduled in three phases and with a total length of 42 kilometres, has already started operating. The project, which should be completed by 2017, will connect the city’s north-western and eastern residential areas with the centre and have a total of 34 stations. The line operates with the CBTC-UTO (Unattended Train Operation) […]

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