Thales will undertake the modifications of the ERTMS (Levels 1 & 2) installations, communications and energy for the new Chamartín stationv

Rail yard, tracks and trains at Chamartín train station in Madrid, Spain. Black and white.

The contracting for the modification by Thales of the ERTMS (Level 1& 2) installations, telecommunications and energy of the high speed area  in Madrid Chamartín Clara Campoamor station, awarded by Adif Alta Velocidad, is necessary for the new design of the station. This remodeling will lead to an important increase in capacity for the station in terms of traffic as well as train movement and passengers, since it will involve a total of six additional tracks for High-Speed and a new building for controlling them.

The new design of the Chamartín station aims to increase its capacity for standard gauge traffic and thus meet the demand associated with the liberalization of passenger transport, that makes necessary to modify the ERTMS, communications and energy facilities , a work awarded to Thales.