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CAF SIGNALLING, S.L.

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Postal address Registered company address:
Parque Tecnológico de Zuatzu
Fermín Gilisagasti, 4 - 2º
E-20018 San Sebastián. Gipuzkoa. Spain
Telephone +34 943 80 55 75 Fax +34 943 80 58 24
E-mail cafsignalling@cafsignalling.com Web www.cafsignalling.com
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Postal address Madrid Office:
Avda. Industria, 51
E-28108 Alcobendas. Madrid. Spain

Telephone +34 91 789 27 50 Fax +34 91 661 37 51
Company data
Description

CAF Signalling, technological subsidiary of CAF Group, is devoted to the development, design, manufacture and maintenance of Railway Signage Systems, providing wholescale signage solutions for infrastructures and rolling stock both in Spain, as well as on an international level.

CAF Signalling has the capacity and its own engineering division to undertake “turn-key projects” for railway signalling, being renowned for its work in this ¬eld by railway operators in Spain, Europe, Africa, America, Middle East, Oceania and Asia.
CAF Signalling is staffed by a skilful, dynamic and committed human team geared towards the aims of the company and its clients.

CAF Signalling has its own integrated quality control system, with certi¬cations that imply the public acknowledgement of the organisation´s commitment to obtaining the highest standards in terms of quality in its products and services.

CAF Signalling´s strategy is based on:

1. Making available advanced in-house technological products, both in the ¬eld of on-board equipment, as well as that of trackside infrastructures, which constitute the nucleus of comprehensive solutions. In R&D+i backs on-going innovation and client-based solutions.

2. High levels of signage engineering know-how, necessary to undertake turn-key projects for railway signalling.

3. Major skills to manage and implement complex projects, backed by the support of its parent company, CAF.

 

Management team

General Manager: Urtzi Montalvo. Commercial & Bids  Manager: Raúl Costa. Business Development, Portfolio Management & Innovation Manager Jon Alzate. Solution development & cybersecurity Manager: Javier Rábade. Safety / RAM & Quality Manager: Pablo López. Financial, Legal & Compliance, IT Manager: Alberto Altuna. People and Communications Manager: José Antonio Menéndez. Performance & Transformation Program Manager: Egoitz Iturritxa. Operations Manager: Frederic Charlemagne.

 

Activity Signalling systems and railway control.

Main products and services

Design, development, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance of:
ERTMS solutions: ETCS level 1 and ETCS level 2 (trackside and On Board)
Electronic interlocking systems
Integrated Control Centres with CTC, Power Remote Control and Maintenance Aid.


Top products: SIGNALLING: 1. AURIGA ATO –ATO over ETCS system.  2. NAOS.

 

Activities by year

- Execution of the installations contained in the construction project for the modification of the signalling and communications installations for the implementation of standard gauge on the Hernani-Irún section. (In consortium formed by CAF Signalling and Siemens). Commissioning of the signalling and communications system.
- Execution of the ENCE/ERTMS_N1/ERTMS_N2 works and field testing of the interlocking installation works, train protection system, fixed telecommunications, centralised traffic control, auxiliary systems and protection and safety for the connection of the Mediterranean corridor with the Madrid-Barcelona-French border L.A.V., Vandellós-Camp de Tarragona section (in consortium formed by CAF Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial). Commissioning of the signalling, interlocking and ERTMS N1 systems.
- Execution of the ENCE/ERTMS_N2 works and testing of the interlocking installations, train protection system, fixed telecommunications, centralised traffic control, auxiliary detection systems, GSM-R and protection and safety installations on the Madrid-Levante high-speed line, Monforte del Cid-Murcia section (in a consortium formed by CAF Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial). Commercial commissioning of the Reguerón-Murcia section, commissioning of the Monforte-Beniel customer section. Commissioning of the Murcia interlocking.
- Execution of phase 2 and testing of the ERTMS N1 system and commencement of maintenance of the contract for the implementation of the signalling and ERTMS level 1 system on the Pamukova-Köseköy line in Turkey. Client TCDD.
- Commissioning of ETCS on-board equipment in the Netherlands for customer NS.
- Award of contract for supply and commissioning of ETCS L1 + ATO on-board equipment in New Zealand. Customer Auckland Transport.
- Certification of the generic product BL3R2 on-board, Level 1 and Level 2.
- Commissioning ETCS on-board Level 1 in Auckland of 15 new CAF trains. Operator Auckland Transport.
- Retrofit and commissioning of on-board ETCS Level 1 on all 57 CAF trains in Auckland. Operator Auckland Transport.
- Execution of ATO tests on ERTMS on CAF trains in Auckland. Operator Auckland Transport.
- Execution of ATO over ERTMS tests on CAF SNG trains. Operator NS.
- BL3R2 on-board ERTMS authorisation in the Czech Republic.
- Execution of tests and commissioning of the EM100 project (Yellow Machine retrofit) in the Czech Republic. Customer AZD.
- Execution of BL3R2 Level 1 and Level 2 on-board ETCS integration tests for 21 CAF trains in UK, class 197 - Wales&Borders project. Operator Transport for Wales
- Execution of BL3R2 Level 1 and Level 2 on-board ETCS integration tests for 7 PESA trains in Czech Republic. Operator Regiojet
- Execution of on-board ETCS integration tests BL3R2 Level 1 and Level 2 for 25 PESA trains in Poland. Operator Koleje Dolnoslaskie
- Execution of works and tests for the renovation of the León and Oviedo CTCs. Commissioning of the León and Oviedo CTCs.
- Execution of works for the renovation of the Berrón, Santander and Bilbao CTCs. Commissioning of the Santander and Bilbao CTCs.
- Execution of works for the design and construction of the signalling system, PCC, SAEIV, GTE, GTC and chronometry for the first tramway line in Liège (Belgium).
- Execution of works for the renewal of the signalling system on the Zidani Most, Šentilj line in Slovenia. Commissioning of section 3 of the line (Poljčane-Slovenska Bistrica).
- Execution of the works for the renewal of the signalling system at the Vicálvaro freight terminal (in a joint venture with Sacyr-Neopul). Commissioning of the freight terminal.
- Execution of the works for the design, construction of the signalling system and control centre for the Green line and the renovation and two extensions of the Red line of the Jerusalem tramway (Israel).
- Execution of works for the design, construction, refurbishment and maintenance of the signalling and ERTMS system for the Port of Montevideo-Paso de los Toros station line (Uruguay).
- Execution of works for the design, construction and maintenance of the signalling and ERTMS system on the Encina-Xátiva-Valencia section of the Mediterranean corridor.
- Execution of the works for the renewal of the blocking on the Arahal-Fuente de Piedra section.
- Execution of the works for the renovation of the BAB blockage between Silla- Cullera and renovation of the installations in Cullera-Gandía.
- Execution of works for the design and construction of the signalling, telecommunications, ERTMS and GSM-R installations on the Sofia-Voluyak section, including the Sofia, Obelya and Voluyak stations (in consortium with AER).
- Execution of works for the renovation of the CTC at Fuente de San Luis.
- Execution of works for the design of the signalling and ERTMS system of the Çerkezköy. - Kapikule section of the Halkali - Kapikule high-speed line.
- ERTMS dynamic tests with train of the execution, conservation and maintenance works of the installations contained in the construction projects for the implementation of the centralised ERTMS train protection system distributed on the Atlantic Axis of the sections: Vigo-Santiago de Compostela and Santiago de Compostela-A Coruña. (In consortium formed by CAF Signalling, Alstom and Siemens).
- Maintenance of the signalling installations on line 3 of the Bilbao Metropolitan Railway.
- Maintenance of the energy remote control and substations of the Madrid Metro.
- Maintenance services for the lateral signalling, detector system, Albacete CTC and Atocha back-up CTC on the Albacete-Alicante high-speed section.
- Signalling maintenance services with ADIF - DAMERCO.
- Signalling maintenance services for the Monforte el Cid - Murcia section.
- Signalling maintenance services for the Vandellós - Tarragona section.
- SCADA system maintenance services in Chile for Metro (Merval) and Railway (EFE).

 

Innovations

- ATO GoA2 driving on class B ATP with the introduction of new on-board subsystems for external perception and decision making. Battery of tests successfully executed between Den Haag and Haarlem in the Netherlands with the NS operator.

- Prototype object controller with radio communications successfully tested within the framework of the X2Rail-4 project of the Shift2Rail programme.

- Participation in the European UP2DATE project, which researches architectures and techniques for the cybersecure update of safety-critical systems.

 

Areas Spain, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Egypt, India, Morocco, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, Netherlands, New Zeland, Argentina, United Kingdom, Czev Republic, Australia, Poland, Belgium, Uruguay, Slovenia, Israel.

Certifications - Safety Management System: EN50126 and Construction Regulations (UE) 402/2013.
- Quality Management System: ISO/TS 22163:2017 (IRIS rev. 03) and ISO 9001:2015.
- R&D+I Management System: UNE 166002:2014.
- Environmental Management System: ISO 14001:2015.
- Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace Management System: ISO 45001:2018.

Activities Mechanical construction, Auxiliary mechanical equipment, Maintenance, Signalling, Telecommunication.
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