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Presented by: Florian Hutter at the 2009 Railways and Harbours Conference in Cape Town.

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Innovation Solutions

  1. 1. Innovative Solutions for the Railway and Harbour Environment Railways & Harbours Conference Cape Town, March 4 th to 6 th 2009 Florian Hutter / Thales Rail Signalling Solutions
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Innovative Solutions for the Railway & Harbour Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Thales Rail Signalling Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thales – Who we are </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Our Portfolio </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>ARAMIS – A Solution for the Railway-Harbour-Interface </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Functions & tasks performed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An integrated solution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Key features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Harbour Solution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Further Innovative Solutions for the Railway Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Interlocking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Checkpoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TAS-Plattform </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>THALES – Who we are </li></ul>
  4. 4. Thales – Who we are Global leader in mission-critical information systems serving Aerospace, Defence and Security markets <ul><li>Over €12bn annual revenues </li></ul><ul><li>70,000 employees worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Presence in 50 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Rail Signalling Solutions part of Thales since 2007 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>A solution that provide s SAFETY & SECURITY functions and which is always under control with no downtime   </li></ul>Our Mission <ul><li>What is a Security Function? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Mission Critical Solution? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Safety Function? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To continue to deliver the planned services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To prevent injury to users and operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To limit the risk of injury to users and operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the presence of accidental events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To protect people, information, goods and assets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Against any deliberate manipulative or even malicious attack </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. *ICSS: Integrated Communication & Supervision System Train Supervision & control centre Signalling System Contactless Automatic Fare Collection system CCTV Intrusion detection Station Emergency system Public Address Passenger Information Station equipment monitoring & control Transportation portfolio TRUST General Alarm Power Supervision & control centre Fixed & mobile Com system Sensors & Actuators Fire detection system Security supervision Access control Rail Infrastructure project Rolling stock Auxiliaries Lifts, escalators, lighting,… ICSS* systems <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CONTROL </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SAFETY </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SECURITY </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Solutions & Services Portfolio Transport Civil works Tracks & Power E / M system
  7. 7. Europe Middle East & Africa Algeria Dubai Saudi Arabia South Africa Asia Pacific Australia China Hong Kong India Singapore South America Argentina Brazil Chile Mexico Venezuela North America Canada United States Austria Belgium Bosnia Finland France Germany Hungary Italy Latvia Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom Site staff > 100 employees Thales - A Credible Actor Our Go to market D3S-Division: 20,000 employees in 35 countries
  8. 8. Offer References D3S Business Line - Rail Signalling Solutions Customers Main lines and urban rail operators, rail infrastructure managers and prime contractors <ul><li>Madrid Segovia high-speed line </li></ul><ul><li>Swiss Lötschberg Tunnel </li></ul><ul><li>ETCS Vienna – Budapest line </li></ul><ul><li>ETCS Jüterborg Halle - Leipzig line </li></ul><ul><li>London Underground: Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines, London City Airport Extension, London DLR </li></ul><ul><li>Vancouver SkyTrain Expo Line, Las Vegas </li></ul><ul><li>Monorail/ Dubai LR – Red / Green Lines, etc. </li></ul>Signalling systems (train control, network supervision and traffic management, electronic inter- locking systems, etc.) for main line and urban networks 3,500 employees
  9. 9. Rail Signalling Essential Portfolio Main Line Rail Signalling Solutions Rail Traffic Manage- ment System (RTMS) Rail Route Control Rail Train Control Rail Field Elements Supplementary Services Operations & Maintenance Support Route Control Portfolio: LockTrac Traffic Mngt Portfolio: NetTrac Train Control Portfolio: AlTrac Field Element Portfolio: FieldTrac Com: point-point, fieldbus, LAN, IP, telecom network, radio, etc. e.g. ERTMS, CTC, OCC, NMC (ARAMIS) e.g. ETCS (lineside, onboard) e.g. electronic interlocking (PIPC, L90, Elektra) e.g. axle counter LED signal point machine Thales Offering Customer Projects
  10. 10. <ul><li>ARAMIS – An Innovative Solution for the Railway-Harbour-Interface </li></ul>
  11. 11. ARAMIS - Tasks performed for OCC / NMC operation <ul><li>Operation Control Center </li></ul><ul><li>(OCC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Train Supervision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict Detection and Solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic Route Setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote Control Interlocking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disturbance Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Data Base </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rail Network Management Center </li></ul><ul><li>(NMS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dispatching Stations & Lines on network level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Delay & Disturbances (network view) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centralized Customer Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ARAMIS = A dvanced Rail, A utomation, M anagement and I nformation S ystem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>solution for integrated Rail Network & Traffic Management Centres </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>centralizes & automates management tasks of railway operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>proactive approach of key challenges for railway operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> more quality for end customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> with lower operational expenses </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Thales Rail Network Management System ARAMIS <ul><li>Thales NetTrac 6613 ARAMIS – Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>offers control and supervision with one system </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable : from small to large rail networks </li></ul><ul><li>Versatile : High Speed Lines, Regional Lines, Harbours </li></ul><ul><li>Highest reliability and availability </li></ul><ul><li>State of the art technology (Linux, Web-clients, ..) </li></ul><ul><li>Operational experiences in 6 countries for about 14 years </li></ul><ul><li>Installed base controls more than 40.000 km of line </li></ul><ul><li>Main Benefits : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized capacity utilisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement of quality for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>customers & operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Centralization & Automation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPEX and CAPEX savings </li></ul></ul>Photo: Operation Control Center Frankfurt, DB , Germany, 2007
  13. 13. Thales Rail Network Management System ARAMIS ARAMIS Customer references 1) Germany – DB AG - first customer - Since 1995 - more than 7.500 Stations Portugal – REFER - Since 1997 - 140 Station 1) approx Stations in operation Austria – ÖBB - Since 2001 - more than 750 Station Finland – RHK - Since 2005 - 42 Stations Hungary – BKV - Since 2007 - 10 Station Innovations and further commissioning planned in all markets Germany – Harbour Company - specially adapted Harbour solution - entered operation in 2008 Currently ca. 40,000 km controlled by ARAMIS
  14. 14. ARAMIS - Key Features <ul><li>Most complete, outstanding network management solution </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powerful supervision and forecast of ML railway process </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Comparison in real-time : actual <-> planned <-> forecast </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Significant, powerful graphs (time-distance, map, line, stations, connections,..) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scalable in functions and size (national ML, S-Bahn, harbour rail) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rolling stock management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic slot / train path management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict detection and resolution with help of simulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaces to neighbouring Control Centers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manual Override Command, Online Download of route plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Position tracking with interlocking, ETCS and GPS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Editor for end-user </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Freely configurable MMI to individual needs of users & situations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simple, intuitive point & click operation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> Single SW that is configurable according to customer wishes </li></ul>
  15. 15. Control and Supervision <ul><li>Legacy operation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>station areas and lines are controlled with local operators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern operation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rail networks are controlled with Operation Control Centers and Rail Network Management Centers </li></ul></ul>: Station areas and lines Rail Network
  16. 16. Integrated Solution for OCC and NMS Operation Dispatching Planning Information Distribution to / from Neighbouring CTC Passenger Information Systems, Peripheral Systems to / from Passenger Operators, Freight Operators ARAMIS NetTrac 6613 Automation Rail Network Mgnt Center (NMS) Operation Control Center (OCC)
  17. 17. ARAMIS - Modules ARAMIS-P Planning ARAMIS-B Broker ARAMIS-D Disposition ARAMIS-A Analysis ARAMIS-C Control Timetable, Train Composition Operator Places incl. WEB Routing Plans Distribution of timetables / sales of train pathes Statistics Local Automatic Route Setting System, Train Describer System Operator Places
  18. 18. Architecture NetTrac 6613 – ARAMIS Data Base Dispatcher Clients Admin Clients Server Closed Network TCP/IP Life - Server neighboring CTC PC HW with a variety of operating systems; Native Clients or Web - Clients data base and redundant Server with Linux Client - Server System Mirror Server Internet Native Clients Web - Clients Web - Server Training Clients NetTrac 6613 – ARAMIS Data Base Dispatcher Clients Admin Clients Server Closed Network TCP/IP Life - Server neighboring CTC PC HW with a variety of operating systems; Native Clients or Web - Clients data base and redundant Server with Linux Client - Server System Mirror Server Internet Native Clients Web - Clients Web - Server Training Clients Other systems Scada, PIS ... European UIC and Web-Services ARAMIS core
  19. 19. Line Overview – with route preview
  20. 20. Time-Distance Graph
  21. 21. ARAMIS - Integrated Solution <ul><li>Centralisation & Automation </li></ul>Photo : Operation Control Center Lisabon, Portugal, 2008
  22. 22. ARAMIS - Key Features for Harbours Solution <ul><li>Proven solution for port/harbour railway in Germany </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powerful supervision & disposition for big shunting yards / harbours </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference since 2008: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more than 400 points with 300 km rail </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more than 6 interlockings of different types </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more than 25 operator places </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>tracking of all shunting movements with an accuracy that allows a later billing according operators, ships, end-customers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>automatic ID generation of shunting movements according rules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master data of rolling stock has an accuracy of wagons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>interworking with neighbouring OCC via UIC (European) interfaces XML via TCP/IP and web-service interfaces that can support SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaces to GPS tracking, weighting control (check online tons, lengths, wagons, etc) with train master of planning system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interfaces to electronic Interlocking, Relay Interlocking, RBC (ETCS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> Increase throughput and optimize rail transport in harbours </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Further Innovative THALES </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions for the Railway Sector </li></ul>
  24. 24. PIPC Electronic Interlocking <ul><ul><li>Proven solution chosen by the most demanding railway operators in terms of safety and availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safety (SIL4) / Availability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Warranty of product availability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homologated product </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evolution capacity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solution for shunting yards available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modularity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compact </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expandability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Preparation Tools and Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Few resources demanding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptation and extension </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Testing and validation facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Lifecycle Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost effective for Acquisition & Maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative design, PC based </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interface with Field element </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Checkpoint – Solution for Train Condition Monitoring A typical Checkpoint location with multiple sensors Dynamic Scale Hot box detection Interlocking Frontend Computer Loading gauge monitoring Fire detection Antenna detection Derailment detection
  26. 26. Checkpoint - Thales Solution Checkpoint network solution with the Checkpoint Master Node Interlocking and train control HMI HMI HMI Service central Operator systems Train information (from operator)
  27. 27. The Thales Solution <ul><li>Benefits of the networked CheckPoint solution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trend analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fault condition detection before reaching a critical value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier & safer handling of faulty rolling stock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimize RS maintenance interval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce rolling stock spare part storage costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central maintenance and configuration of all Checkpoint network components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central data storage with ability to deliver data prepared for third parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central handling of faults (train operation centre aware) </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Competence Technology – TAS Control Platform <ul><li>Vital Control Platform for entire RSS usage </li></ul><ul><li>Vital software platform on various hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Enables hardware independent vital applications (signalling, train control, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Used for all signalling applications as part of RSS standard equipment practice </li></ul>Interlocking / RBC Axle Counter ETCS Onboard
  29. 29. Thank you! Visit us at stand 119/120 at the Railways & Harbours Exhibition Proven innovations for railways
  30. 30. <ul><li>BACK-UP </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Back-Up: </li></ul><ul><li>ARAMIS </li></ul>
  32. 32. Centralisation & Automation <ul><li>Main Benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest efficiency with teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimized capacity utilisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement of quality for customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPEX and CAPEX savings </li></ul></ul>Legend: ARS Automatic Route Setting System Rail Network Mgnt Center (NMS) Operation Control Center (OCC) Electronic Interlocking Relay Interlocking Thales MUX Thales ARS :
  33. 33. Automatic Route Setting Subcenters Electronic Interlocking Train Dispatching Train Operation Operator Dispatche r Fall back HMI Central Coordination Traffic Control Centers Network Management Center Local units Local units Local units Transmission Network Relay Interlocking Operator order 3rd Level Centralized Trafic Control 2nd Level Operating Interlocking 1st Level Trackside Equipment 4th Level Operational Control Centre Fall back HMI Local units Local units Automatic Route Setting Electronic Interlocking Relay Interlocking Operator Lisbon CCO – Signalling Integration
  34. 34. Operation Control Center ibn Lisbon, Portugal
  35. 35. Lisbon OCC - The ultimate challenge in Integration
  36. 36. Lisbon OCC END
  37. 37. Lisbon OCC - The ultimate challenge in Integration The Costumer REFER - Portuguese Railway Authority and Infrastructure owner Contractual Schedule Design and development of Operations Control Center in 2 years. Scope Building – Architecture, Engineer, Project and Construction; CTC Systems – Develop, Supply, Install, Test, Commission, Train Telecommunication – Develop, Supply, Install, Test, Commission, Training Visualization – Supply, Install, Test, Commission, Train Power Supply – Supply, Install, Test, Commission  Estremoz Coina Montijo Leixões Porto  Pego Ermidas do Sado Sines Reguengos de Monsaraz Neves Corvo Alj. Moura Vila Viçosa Alfarelos                                                                                                                     OCC Lisbon
  38. 38. <ul><li>Legibility of 1st Operator </li></ul><ul><li>Legibility of Last Operator </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of number of CCO Operators </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zona Regional das Beiras </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>12 CTC Operators </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 CTC Supervisors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 CCTV Operator </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 PRT Operator </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 Infrastructure Permanence </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CCO Lisboa </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>18 CTC Operators </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 CTC Supervisors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 CCTV Operator </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 PRT Operator </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 Infrastructure Permanence </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>CCO Functionalities Definition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualization Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CTC Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunication Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCTV Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRT Regional Power Traction System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civils and Track Infrastructure Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Communications System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis Room Systems </li></ul></ul>Lisbon OCC – Visualisation
  39. 39. <ul><li>Back-Up: </li></ul><ul><li>Interlocking </li></ul>
  40. 40. Competence Electronic Interlockings <ul><ul><li>30 km of double track line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>centralized train control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 Points, 200 Signals </li></ul></ul>Vienna Airport line
  41. 41. <ul><li>Control of 1000 Train Runnings & 3000 Shunting Movements daily </li></ul>Operators Workplace Interlocking Room Salzburg Main Station Competence Electronic Interlockings
  42. 42. Customer Challenge - Motivation <ul><li>Goals for rail operators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction of the Life Cycle Costs of rolling stock and infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less labour-intensive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in manual train supervision </li></ul></ul> Technical solutions required
  43. 43. <ul><li>Back-Up: </li></ul><ul><li>Checkpoint </li></ul>
  44. 44. The Thales Solution <ul><li>Alarming of the station manager via the HMI </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>Back-Up: </li></ul><ul><li>ETCS </li></ul>
  46. 46. Lötschberg Tunnel / High Speed Line (CH) Lötschberg Base Tunnel <ul><ul><li>New rail link through the alps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>34,6 km </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Successful multiunit project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two ELEKTRA interlockings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ETCS L2 </li></ul></ul>Competence Electronic Interlockings - ETCS
  47. 47. ERTMS/ETCS Level 1: Sofia – Plovdiv – Burgas Sofia - Plovdiv: 156 km area Plovdiv:~50 km Plovdiv - Star Zagora: 90 km Stara Zagora - Burgas: 182 km Sofia - Burgas:  430 km Serbia Romania Turkey Greece First ETCS- instal- lation world wide! Competence ETCS (E2001)
  48. 48. <ul><li>180 km line (double track) </li></ul><ul><li>17 locos (type V63) </li></ul><ul><li>65 km line (double track) </li></ul><ul><li>13 locos (type Taurus) </li></ul>Supplier: ARGE Euroloop ( Thales – Siemens) Supplier: Thales Austria Hungary Vienna Budapest ETCS Level 1 Full Supervision Solution Customer: MÁV Customer: ÖBB Inauguration Ceremony 22.9.05 Mosonmagyaróvár 1 st ERTMS/ETCS Crossborder Rail Corridor in Europe Competence ETCS
  49. 49. RSS Austria – ERTMS/ETCS Projects Jüterbog – Halle/Leipzig ETCS L2 Ludwigsfelde – Jüterbog ETCS L2,L3 Czech Research Circuits ETCS L1 Lötschberg Tunnel ETCS L1,L2 Ankara – Istanbul ETCS L1 Sofia – Burgas ETCS L1 Vienna – Budapest ETCS L1 Budapest – AT Border ETCS L1 Luxembourg ETCS L1 Amsterdam – Antwerpen ETCS L2 EMSET ETCS L1 La Sagra – Toledo ETCS L1,L2 Lleida – Barcelona ETCS L1,L2 Brucoli – Megara ETCS L1 Hungary – Slovenia ETCS L1 Seetallinie, Delemont ETCS L1 Fetesti – Constanta ETCS L1 Segovia – Valladolid ETCS L1,L2 Madrid – Segovia ETCS L1,L2 Reggio – Calabria ETCS L1 Palermo – Catania ETCS L1 Vienna – Salzburg/Passau ETCS L1 Vienna – HU Border ETCS L1