High Speed Line Madrid-Valencia-Albacete
A consortium of Invensys Rail Dimetronic, and Thales was awarded with the contract for the Madrid-Valencia high speed line signalling and communications works by ADIF (the Spanish railway administrator). The scope of the contract includes the signalling system with electronic interlockings, track circuits, ERTMS Level 1 & 2 train protection system and the traffic control centre.
This new high speed line is a 440 km length line, split in two parts, one of 363 km between Torrejón de Velasco and Valencia and other of 77 km between Motilla de Palancar and Albacete. The global budget is 585 M€ and the time frame is 27 months.
Invensys Rail Dimetronic lead the consortium and was directly responsible for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the ERTMS Level 1& 2 train protection system and the traffic control centre as well as a share of the maintenance activities.