UK signalling success

ROB MORRIS reflects on the proud heritage of Siemens Mobility’s Rail Automation business, in conversation with JAMES ABBOTT

Central core: this is the workstation at Three Bridges for the Thameslink line through Blackfriars. ATO information is displayed on one of the side screens. Jamie Squibbs

Siemens Mobility is a true British success story when it comes to railway signalling.

Equipment has been manufactured in the UK for over a century from its site in Chippenham, supported by numerous offices across the country and two other manufacturing sites in Poole (the site for GSM-R railway communications) and Ashby-de-la-Zouch (a centre for Systems Control & Data Acquisition – commonly known as SCADA). With complete project lifecycle abilities all possible from the UK, Siemens Mobility is a formidable force in railway signalling and telecommunications.

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