Siemens and Thales will instal traffic control and safety solutions in the HS Line Antequera-Granada

The Board of Directors of ADIF High Speed has awarded the temporary Joint Venture of Thales Spain and Siemens Rail Automation the contract for the installation of traffic control technology, telecommunications, and security and safety of the high-speed section Antequera – Granada, as well as its maintenance for a period of twenty years, worth €208.7 million.
As a leader, Thales will be responsible for the project management and will install the electronic locking solution with associated technology.
The JV will also be in charge of the modification of existing facilities with Thales technology in the high-speed line Córdoba-Málaga.
Siemens Rail Automation will install its ERTMS Level 2 system with ASFA train protection and its solution for track circuits and LED signals. Siemens will also make the necessary changes to the ERTMS technology installed in the high-speed line Córdoba-Málaga.
The high speed line Antequera – Granada, 126 kilometers long, will allow direct high-speed connection between Granada and Malaga, Cordoba, Seville, Madrid and other cities, and contribute greatly to enhance and improve the internal articulation of Andalusia . The section will be equipped with the rail traffic control and telecommunications of Siemens Rail Automation and Thales, which guarantee the safety of the line, passengers, rolling stock and other railway facilities systems.
Thales and Siemens Rail Automation Spain have extensive national and international experience in security systems for rail in high-speed, conventional and metropolitan lines. The two companies have jointly developed projects in different Spanish High Speed Lines.