Dutch railway firm ProRail to upgrade GSM-R system

24 Sep 2008

The Netherlands’ railway infrastructure provider ProRail has revealed it is upgrading its GSM-Railway (GSM-R) network in partnership with MobiRail. ProRail’s partner on the project is a joint venture between Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Dutch incumbent KPN, and will provide ProRail with an end-to-end solution, including network design, purchasing sites, construction, logistics and project planning and management. The upgrade is expected to e completed within three years.