Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

ERTMS 2009-EU-60106-P

ERTMS implementation on the Railway Corridor C (Antwerpen-Lyon/Basel)

Programme:

The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) composed of a unique European Train Control System (ETCS) and radio system GSM-R, is designed to gradually replace the existing incompatible national systems throughout Europe.

 

The main objective of this Action is to upgrade 25 Luxembourgish locomotives with ETCS Level 1 SRS 2.3.0d, to equip 45 French locomotives the same system and 60 additional Belgian locomotives with ETCS Level 2 SRS 2.3.0d. The development of a tool based on scenarios and the tests of interoperability at border points is also foreseen.

 


 

This project has been closed.

 

Budget: 

 

State budget/Action promoter:

 

€11,620,000

Total project cost covered by this Decision:

 

€23,240,000

Percentage of EU support:  

 

Works: 50%

EU contribution: 

 

€11,620,000

 

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Member States involved:

France, Belgium, Luxembourg

 

Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2009

End date: December 2013

 

Beneficiary & Implementing bodies:

Réseau Ferré de France (RFF)

Infrabel

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgois (CFL)

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belge (B-SNCB)

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (SNCF)

 

Additional information:

 Coordinator’s Report of the Priority Project

 European Commission, DG MOVE


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