ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers

We also have ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers (On-Demand).

3 Days / Technical Level: Level 2

Course Code: MB1802

Live Online: 8-10 May (9am-5pm CET) | 5-8 Aug (9am-1.30pm CET)

UIC Rail AcademyThe 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.

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

Early Bird Discounts: 5-8 May (book by 30th April - Save 50%)

Also available as a Self-Paced Online Training Course, learn more

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