ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers (On-Demand)

UIC Rail AcademyDuration: 32 Hours 

Course Code: MB1802

The European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is a major rail project underway in Europe. The aim is to replace the dissimilar train control systems used in various countries with a common system known as the European Train Control System (ETCS).

This course provides an overview of ETCS but focuses on how GSM-R with or without GPRS can be used as a bearer for ETCS signalling.

This self-paced on-demand distance learning course features illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support.

Part of UIC Rail Academy.


Delegates attending this course should be familiar with the principles of GSM-R networks.

Topic Areas Include

  • ERTMS Standards and Legislation
  • Basic System Description
  • System Architecture
  • ERTMS Operating Modes
  • ERTMS/ETCS Protocols
  • Circuit Switched Signalling
  • Circuit Switched Connections
  • GPRS for ETCS
  • The GPRS Air Interface
  • GPRS Procedures
  • Transmission through the Network
  • Radio Network Optimization

    On-Demand Online Training

    On-Demand Online Telecoms TrainingOur self-paced on-demand distance learning programmes are accessible on any computer, tablet or smartphone and allow you to study at a time and location that is convenient to you.

    Each course includes:

    • Illustrated Course Books - featuring leading edge knowledge from subject matter experts.
    • Videos - Detailed videos expand the points covered in the course books, discussing topics in greater depth. 
    • Tutor Support – Dedicated course tutors are available to answer any questions you might have throughout your studies.
    • Formative Assessment - Modules include regular quizzes to support learning 
    • Certification– Successfully complete the end of module tests to  to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge of the topic.
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        • Regular price £2,670.00

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