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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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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 Siemens R&D centre in Spain

New Siemens R&D centre in Spain

On 27 April the new Siemens Competence and R&D Centre in Railway Technology was opened. Employing 350 people, the new global centre of competence for signalling and train control will channel an annual investment budget of €20m. It will focus on Siemens products for main line and metro applications including ERTMS, (European Railway Traffic Management […]

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