HS2 Ltd has begun its search for the specialist contractor to provide the signalling and control systems for the UK’s new high-speed railway line. The contract opportunities cover the design and build of the signalling systems that will control trains running at speeds of up to 360km/h between London, Birmingham and
RB Estonia, the national implementing body for the Rail Baltica project in Estonia, has launched a call for tenders for the design of the Muuga multimodal freight terminal. The Muuga terminal will be the only Rail Baltica cargo terminal connected to the harbour. The design brief for the Muuga intermodal freight terminal
FirstClass Skills Training for National College of Advanced Transport and Infrastructure (NCATI) The National College for Advanced Transport & Infrastructure (NCATI), has partnered with Depot Safety specialist FirstClass Safety & Control (FCSC) to provide training and demonstration equipment for Depot Protection and Depot Control systems. The first innovative training session was presented at
“FirstClass Safety & Control is a leading supplier of Control and Safety systems. We work in the rail sector installing Depot Protection and Control systems as well as in other critical industries such as Petrochemical, Marine, high-tech manufacturing sites and automotive plants where employee safety and equipment protection are vital.
Our team have successfully commissioned a turnkey Depot Control System at the Siemens Traincare Facility located in Ardwick, Manchester. The system is designed to control depot movements on the 4 new sidings installed by our client, C Spencer, in conjunction with Kilburn Consulting. This is a great example of the collaborative approach we take
The nVent ERICO Rail Heating System is the smart solution that is up to 30% more energy efficient than constant wattage heating elements. Environmental sustainability is a core strategic value across many industries, especially in rail. Networks throughout the world have set forth ambitious climate protection goals that call for the
Vehicle Maintenance When it comes to vehicle maintenance, trainees will be able to work on original equipment that is actually fitted in trains. For example, the new centre has coffee machines from the on-board restaurants, air-conditioning units, different toilet models and the standard train control systems. However, the training centre also
Rail Industry Examples Notable examples within the rail industry include 24/7 maintenance currently in place for Bombardier at their Ilford depot on their Depot Protection System. This covers both the 2 Road Paintshop Facility and the 6 Road Maintenance Shed. We have also assisted 1stinRail with Locally Operated Points Systems (LOPS) Hardware