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21.08.13

Signalling upgrade contract for telent

Network Rail has awarded telent a Radio Electronic Token Block (RETB) contract for Scotland’s Far North and West Highland lines. 

Radio infrastructure will be replaced to allow operational enhancements to signalling on rural single track lines from Glasgow to Oban via Fort William and from Inverness to the North Coast of Scotland at Thurso. 

The equipment will be replaced at 46 sites and on over 100 trains to allow existing radio frequencies to be reallocated in December 2015. 

Phil de Silva, senior project manager stated: “We are absolutely delighted that telent has been chosen by the Network Rail team. This is our first major project in Scotland and it builds on our extensive GSM-R and CSR radio expertise.” 

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