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Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC)

Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC)

Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) is leading a new era of rail transit control, enhancing flexibility, reducing maintenance costs and improving interoperability. When it’s time to decide on a CBTC solution, choose the experience of a proven leader in integrated mass transit signalling and turnkey systems.

For more than a century, the worldwide family of Ansaldo STS has set the pace for developing innovative, reliable mass transit solutions. Today, Ansaldo STS is applying its unique knowledge, developing advanced rail transit control systems that build upon traditional signalling systems with a new generation of innovative technologies.

Since the inception of CBTC, Ansaldo STS’s leadership has shaped the foundation of this powerful new rail transit technology. As an initial member of WG2, Ansaldo STS helped to develop the IEEE Standard 1474.1™ for CBTC performance and functions. Ansaldo STS is also an active participant in European Union sponsored working groups, writing the standards for future mass transit systems in Europe.

From driver-based to driverless and unattended driving modes, and from new to refurbished lines, Ansaldo STS’s CBTC solution, based on moving block technology, overcomes the limitations of conventional fixed block systems. Leveraging its experience in turnkey systems, maintenance and operation of driverless metros, Ansaldo STS’s CBTC solution is the best choice for customers demanding high levels of performance, automation, functionality, maintainability and reliability for their transport systems.

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