Friday 10 July 2009

ERTMS Training Programme (7 to 9 October 2009 Technical University of Prague, Czech Republic)

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The next edition of the ERTMS Training Programme will be held in Praha, Czech Republic, within the frame of the Czech Technological Platform´Interoperability of Railway Infrastructure´at the invitation of SZDC (Czech IM), FD CVUT(Faculty of Transportation Sciences of the Czech Technical University in Prague) and VUZ (Railway Research Institute). This event will be under the auspices of Mr. Jan Komarek (Director General of SZDC) and Mr. Prof. Petr Moos (Dean of FD CVUT)”.

A technical visit to the VELIM test centre is foreseen on day 2.

The objective of this training course is to give a complete overview of the ERTMS in all its features:

- background and legal framework and ERA control process
- how it works and what are its components (ETCS, GSM-R, Interlockings)
- experience gained by commercial application (ETCS, GSM-R)
- ERTMS system evolution and specific solutions (ERTMS Regional, Limited Supervision, In-fill ...)
- new generation of interlockings and methodologies for capturing and simulating their functional requirements
- added value of ERTMS for a sustainable transport system (capacity, safety, economics…)

Target groups are:

- managers in decision-making posts in the transport sector in general and in the railways in particular
- staff of ministries and local authorities
- academic institutions, consultants and associations or organisations

All information, programme, registration form and practical information on our web site :

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