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5G, Transport Industry -

Railways across Europe rely on GSM-R for voce and data communications including ETCS (European Train Control System) signalling, however GSM-R is predicted to reach end-of-life by 2030.  A replacement needs to be found.  The International Union of Railways (UIC) having already specified GSM-R have now outlined the Future Railway Mobile Communications System.  FRMCS is not intended to simply be a replacement for GSM-R but it’s an opportunity for railway undertakings to harmonize all of their railway related communications needs.  GSM-R is ideal for voice and low bit rate data communications, but a modern railway demands broadband capability to support applications...

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Rail and transport networks depend on telecoms, without reliable communications systems networks could not operate safely, we help engineers build the knowledge to truly understand each system and keep up-to-date with their emerging capabilities.Our self-paced on-demand distance learning courses feature illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support delivered in a modern, secure, cross-device Virtual Learning Environment.Designed to enable you to fit your learning around your schedule, our expanding portfolio of courses include: GSM-R Engineering Overview (Course Duration: 22 Hours) ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers (Course Duration: 32 Hours) FRMCS - Future Railway Mobile Communications System (Course Duration: 22 Hours)...

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Railway networks depend on telecoms.  Without adequate systems in place, trains would not be able to run. GSM-R, adopted in most European countries following International Union of Railways (UIC) guidelines, provides a vital radio communication link between train drivers and signallers, as well as supporting the European Train Control System (ETCS), which details train movements without the need for lineside signalling. Internet Protocol (IP) technologies are used widely in support of signalling activities, critical communication links, surveillance and CCTV monitoring amongst many others, supported by an extensive fibre and copper network. Wi-Fi provides connectivity to the internet for passengers but...

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The Wray Castle GSM-R Engineering Overview is a unique course tailored to those involved in railway networks and GSM-R. GSM-R is the railway enhanced version of GSM - the Global System for Mobile communications. Originally a European initiative promoted by the International Union of Railways (UIC) to provide seamless pan-European radio communications for railway traffic traversing international borders. The UIC collaborated with ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) to specify a system that has now been adopted worldwide. The Wray Castle course introduces the work of the UIC and ETSI in developing a standards based technology specifically for railway operators. It introduces the...

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