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RETB low cost signalling being installed on a Class 66 loco

RETB Next Generation First In Class fleet fitments underway

First in class fitments of RETB Next Generation equipment is now well underway. Installation started with ScotRail’s Class 156 and 158 DMUs, operating on the West Highland Line and Far North Lines respectively. Fitments to freight locos, heritage steam and support vehicles is expected to continue through 2015 with completion scheduled for the new year. …

CDL wins RETB Next Generation

Comms Design has won the contract with Network Rail to supply their RETB low-cost railway signalling and communications solution. CDL will design, develop and deliver base station, on-train and signalling centre equipment to cover over 700km of route on the Far North Line and West Highland Line in Scotland – some of the most difficult …

CDL helps Network Rail in GRIP2 Design Process

Comms Design has been selected by Network Rail to help with the GRIP2 design process for the next generation RETB project in Scotland. Due to spectrum changes brought about by the digital television switchover, the RETB radio system will need to be modernised to move to new frequency bands. This will mean renewal of radio …