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Ansaldo STS - Train Control and Signalling Systems and Services

Ansaldo STS is a leading international technology company operating in the global railway and mass-transit transportation business, providing traffic management, planning, train control and signalling systems and services. It acts as lead contractor and turnkey provider on major projects worldwide. Ansaldo STS is headquartered in Genoa, Italy, and employs over 4,200 people in 28 countries.

Rail signalling systems

Ansaldo STS provides full service capabilities for signalling and transport systems in the areas of:

  • High-speed rail
  • Mainlines and freight
  • Mass transit and light rail
  • Computer-based interlocking
  • Planning, supervision and traffic control
  • Components
  • Operation and maintenance

High-speed line design, construction, project management, maintenance and financing

Ansaldo STS can carry out design, construction, testing, commissioning, system engineering, system integration, project management, operation, maintenance and project financing of complete high-speed lines or any of their subsystems.

Turnkey rail project management

Ansaldo STS may also act as lead or main contractor or partner for overall transportation systems, including complete high-speed railway systems such as the Italian high-speed network. As lead contractor, Ansaldo STS provides end-to-end timely, successful and on-budget solutions for turnkey projects of any size or complexity, offering the following services:

  • System design
  • Project financing
  • Design, build, finance and operate (DBFO)
  • Build, operate and transfer (BOT)
  • Design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM)
  • System integration with interface management
  • Security
  • Ticketing
  • Operation and maintenance
  • After-sales service

ERTMS upgrades for signalling systems

Ansaldo STS provides full-service capabilities to large railway networks like India, France, Italy and the US. In Europe, the company is central to upgrading to the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS), leading to the interoperability of differing countries' networks.

Ansaldo STS also pioneered the high-speed railway transportation era by commissioning the very first high-speed signalling system for the first LGV in revenue service in 1981 in France (LGV Paris-Lyon). In 2005, Ansaldo STS set another landmark, by putting into service the first high-speed line running on an ERTMS level two signalling system (AV Rome-Naples, in Italy).

The company's main business lines in this area are:

  • Operation and traffic control
  • ERTMS
  • Wayside signalling systems and equipment
  • Computer-based interlocking systems for single main stations or multi-station type for lines
  • On-board automation and vital equipment
  • Operation support systems
  • Communications-based train control
  • Service and maintenance

The most advanced railway networks and mass-transit operators can only rely on the most sophisticated, high-tech and safest components available. Ansaldo STS develops these at three world-leading factories located in Italy, France and the US.

Contact Details


Ansaldo STS
Via Paolo
Mantovani 3-5
Genova
16151
Italy
Contact: Mr Domenico De Palma
Tel: 0039 010 655 2458
Fax: 0039 010 655 2103
Email: depalma.domenico@ansaldo-sts.com
Email: riccardo.acquaviva@ansaldo-sts.com
URL: www.ansaldo-sts.com

Overground light railway train on route Ansaldo STS design, produces, distributes and manages systems and components for turnkey transport systems and signalling systems.
Internal controls of a light railway carriage Ansaldo STS designs and plans the solutions that are in a integrated rail transportation system.
Helicopter birds eye view of a train on route crossing a bridge over a road As main contractor, Ansaldo STS provides end-to-end solutions for timely, successful and on-budget turnkey projects of any size or complexity3.
Ansaldo STS offers the most technologically advanced solutions for supervision and traffic control centres worldwide.
ERTMS is the new interoperable railway signalling system combining automatic train protection with the possibility of enhanced network capacity.
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