24 April 2019
Siemens Mobility to upgrade more than 11,000 communication radios for Network Rail
• Upgrade Network Rail's entire Great Britain rolling stock fleet <br /> • Remote Condition Monitoring (RCM) and Connected-Driver Advisory System (C-DAS) capability <br /> • 36 million Euro contract awarded <br /> • Interference Resistant <br /> <br /> Siemens Mobility has been awarded a 36 million Euro contract by Network Rail, one of the largest rail infrastructure providers in Great Britain, to upgrade the GSM-R cab radios of the entire Great Britain rolling stock fleet. The upgrade will begin in October with each of the 9,052 driving cabs being upgraded over the next 30 months and will be completed in March 2022. In addition, Siemens Mobility will deliver 1,948 spare communication radios, for a total of 11,000. Each train will be equipped with Siemens Mobility's V4.0 model cab radio, which will provide train operators with improved interference resistant, communication quality and performance.