Railway signalling, Caen Trams

Replacing the tire tramway system with a conventional tram system

Date 2018/2020 – Client : Métropole Caen la Mer

Services provided

  • Design, supply, installation and commissioning of a new generation railway signalling system (interlocking).
  • Safety case up to authorities’ approval.
  • 10 interlocking zones on the line + a stabling and maintenance depot.
  • Operation and maintenance training.
  • Extension of the system for the new section.

Technical details

  • System based on SIL4 safety PLCs (HIMA).
  • 75 SIL3 track circuits (Elektroline).
  • 65 Signals.
  • 23 trains equipped with remote route control systems.
  • 88 detection loops.

Key points

  • Commissioning of the extension under operation.
  • High-performance system suitable for future extensions.

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