Geographic area: Middle East North Africa
Commissioned by: Turkish national railway company (TCDD)
Year: 2014 (in progress)
The project includes an independent assessment of the security of the Ankara-Konya upgrade to an increased maximum speed of 300km/h.
In order to reduce travel time and increase safety standards, the verification involves the following structural subsystems: Infrastructure, Energy, Signalling (ERTMS level 2).
As part of the project, Italcertifer has exported its deep knowledge of European safety standards, technical specifications for interoperability, and ERTMS level 2 technology.