CAF Signalling incorporates leading-edge technology to deliver a complete ERTMS solution that, together with QUASAR S4e Interlocking and NAOS Intergrated Control Centres, answers all needs for ERTMS level 1, ERTMS level 2 and mixed ERTMS levels.
CAF SIGNALLING, the technological subsidiary of the CAF group, provides rail traffic signalling and control systems. As such, CAF Signalling offers a wide range of signalling solutions for high-speed, conventional, suburban, light rail and metro systems around the world.
Turnkey railway signalling projects
The company has in-house engineering and expertise to undertake turnkey railway signalling projects. It has recognition from several railway administrations in Europe, America, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
CAF SIGNALLING’s customers include:
- ADIF (Spain)
- RENFE (Spain)
- METRO DE MADRID (Spain)
- ONCF (Morocco)
- ENR (Egypt)
- ANTALYA Municipality (Turkey)
- TCDD (Turkey)
- EFE (Chile)
- MERVAL Valparaíso Metro (Chile)
- DMRC New Delhi Metro (India)
- NRIC (Bulgaria)
- SECOPA (Brasil)
- SCT (Mexico)
- KMRT (Taiwan)
Advanced signalling technology: NAOS, AURIGA and QUASAR
The company provides comprehensive solutions for railway signalling both at infrastructure level and on-board.
The range of rail signalling developed by CAF Signalling has three major product lines:
- AURIGA family: ERTMS Level 1, Level 2 and both combined
- QUASAR family: electronic interlocking
- NAOS family: integrated control centres
The highest quality product and service standards
CAF SIGNALLING combines advanced products with its own technology for comprehensive signalling solutions. It relies on growing efforts in research, development and innovation (RDI), particularly in the area of safety-critical systems. To this end, it boasts a young, competent and dynamic team committed to the company’s objectives and customers.
CAF SIGNALLING operates a certified integrated quality management system. This provides public recognition of the commitment it has towards the highest quality standards in its products and services.
Research, development and innovation for signalling systems
The company dedicates considerable resources to RDI. Its objective is to have a product portfolio with competitive, tailor-made solutions that meet customer requirements.
One of the key factors for the successful implementation and results of CAF SIGNALLING’s RDI is its proven capacity to understand customer requirements and to maintain a high level of collaboration with the teams responsible for other areas, including commercial, project execution, manufacture and technical support.
The company continuously strengthens the knowledge and technical skills of its team. It promotes an RDI structure based on creative teamwork, cooperation and group leadership to meet the business objectives tied to its products. It is particularly focused on the manufacture of competitive products, and meeting customer expectations.
Safety, reliability, availability and maintainability of signalling systems
CAF SIGNALLING’s RDI teams use suitable methodologies in order to achieve demanding attributes such as safety, reliability, availability and maintainability as required by the critical systems in which its products are applied.
Each new product presents a different challenge and the company is well-known for its competency. CAF SIGNALLING is well aware of the need for continuous improvement, and there are annual improvement plans in all RDI areas.
CAF Signalling boosts its in-house engineering and expertise to undertake 'turnkey' railway signalling projects with recognition from administrations over Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Mauritius Metro Express is a partially operational light rail transit system being in the island nation. It will pass through five major cities, including Curepipe, Vacoas, Rose Hill, Quatre Bornes, and the capital Port Louis.
Malaga Metro is a light rail network serving the city of Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. The first two lines (Line 1 and Line 2) of the light metro system, spanning 11.3km in total length, entered commercial service in July 2014.
The Bolaños twin-tube rail tunnel is being built on the Madrid-Galicia high-speed line in Spain. The 6.7km-long tunnel is located in the municipality of Castrelo Do Val, approximately 70km away from Orense.
The Lanxin (Lanzhou-Xinjiang) High-Speed Rail Line, also known as the Lanzhou-Urumqi High-Speed Railway or the Lanxin Second Railway, is a 1,776km (1,104 miles) high-speed line built in China.
The 50km Hanze Line (Hanzelijn) runs between Lelystad and Zwolle in the Netherlands to ease commuter congestion on the roads between Amsterdam and the provinces of Groningen and Friesland.
Valparaíso Metro has awarded CAF Signalling a contract for the renewal of the Data Acquisition and Control System (SCADA), for all the company's facilities. The platform covers everything from high voltage substations to network station premises.
In 2015 it will be five years since the foundation of CAF's subsidiary specialised in railways signalling: CAF Signalling.
The consortium made up of CAF Signalling, FCC and Revenga Ingenieros has been awarded a contract to install the safety and telecommunication systems on the access section of the High Speed Train (AVE) to Murcia. This contract amounts to €155 million.
As part of the Shift2Rail project, the company is developing the signalling and control systems that are set to optimise the capacity and performance of European railway systems.
The consortium lead by CAF has signed the contract for the Mexico-Toluca Intercity Railroad Project.
ADIF Alta Velocidad has awarded the consortium of CAF Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial e Infraestructuras Energéticas a €98.6m contract to develop Vandellós-Tarragona section of the Mediterranean Corridor and its connection with the High Speed Madrid-Barcelona-French border.
From 1st of January 2014, CAF has been accepted as Full Member of the UNISIG Consortium, built up with the major European ERTMS industries, with the purpose to develop, maintain and update the ERTMS specifications in close cooperation with the European Railway Agency (ERA).
In collaboration with a local partner, Emre-Ray, and its own Turkish subsidiary, CAF Sinyalizasyon, CAF Signalling and its local partner, Emre-Ray, have been awarded the signalling and communications contract, with ERTMS Level 1 of the seventy kilometre railway line between Pamukova and Köseköy in Turkey.
CAF Signalling Sets the New CTC in Service for Operation of the Albacete-Alicante Section on the Madrid-Levante High-Speed
CAF Signalling sets the new CTC in service for operation from the CRC of Albacete, of the Albacete-Alicante section, in the project for signalling facilities, fixed telecommunications, centralised traffic control, etc. on the Madrid-Levante High-Speed. Albacete, La Encina Alicante Section.
CAF Signalling to Supply the Railway Signalling for the High-Speed Atlantic Axis along the Vigo Sotomayor Section
Adif has awarded the consortium made up of Caf Signalling and Grupo Revenga the contract for the telecommunications and safety facilities of the Vigo and Sotomayor section on the high-speed Atlantic axis.
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