Friday, 28 July 2017

Nokia to build Polish railway network

Nokia
Thursday 27 November 14

Nokia Networks will provide its GSM-Railway (GSM-R*) mobile infrastructure for the 110-kilometer route linking Poland’s capital of Warsaw with the central city of Lodz. The secure digital mobile infrastructure will increase safety and help reduce traveling time by enabling faster speeds…

Nokia Networks will provide its GSM-Railway (GSM-R*) mobile infrastructure for the 110-kilometer route linking Poland’s capital of Warsaw with the central city of Lodz. The secure digital mobile infrastructure will increase safety and help reduce traveling time by enabling faster speeds.

The turnkey project is part of a comprehensive modernization plan of the national rail network, carried out by Poland’s rail network management, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe (PLK).

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Nokia’s Railway solution includes:

Flexi Base Stations and the Base Station Controller
European Train Control System (ETCS)** level 2 signaling integration into the GSM-R platform
Turnkey services: Network design, project management, network implementation, maintenance
NetAct network management system to ensure network efficiency and stability

Dirk Lewandowski, head of Railway Solutions at Nokia Networks, said: “The Warsaw-Lodz corridor is one of the most popular railway lines in Poland and this project marks another important addition to our rail communications contracts in this country. We have already been selected to provide the mobile infrastructure for the strategic line between Warsaw and Gdynia and the 440-kilometer section of the East-West route between Lowicz and Terespol.”

Did you know?
Nokia Networks serves over 70,000 kilometers of railways globally and is the market leader in GSM-R with 29 GSM-R networks deployed globally. GSM-R markedly improves the security, reliability and safety of rail services. For instance, it significantly enhances
communication with trains passing through tunnels, affording far greater safety in case of emergencies.


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