14 companies from five EU countries participated in ERSAT GGC, an ambitious European project financed by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) that will allow the implementation of satellite technology in the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) through virtual balises.
The Ministry of Public Works’ Innovation Plan represents a commitment to digitisation, energy efficiency and sustainability reflected in 70 specific initiatives that have undergone a period of public consultation. February 2018 will see the launch of a coordinated process to transform the Spanish transport system to provide a high degree of personalisation and efficiency spearheaded by new technologies.
By 2023, Denmark will become one of the first European countries to have a full, and completely renovated, railway signalling network. Spanish public engineering company Ineco and the Cedex research centre have been collaborating with the Banedanmark railway infrastructure manager since early 2017 on the F-Bane project to upgrade the signalling on the Danish railway network.