SIGNAL+DRAHT | Issue 11/2008

First locomotives for the whole of Corridor A are equipped with the Atlas200 ETCS system

November 2008 | Benjamin Gentina, Bernard Herrent, Christian Schunke-Mau, Patrick Zoetardt, Serge Henrot

During the last two years, Alstom has equipped a set of vehicles that are able to run on parts of Corridor A. The first freight locomotives equipped to run from Rotterdam to Genoa will soon be delivered to Mitsui. The following sections describe the major implementation steps of the ETCS equipment, especially in relation to integration with the existing train protection systems and the corresponding transitions.