Updated: Aug 21, 2018

SATLOC
Satellite Based Operation and Management of Local Low Traffic Lines

Background & Objectives

15 years of studies of satellite applications in the rail sector, led by the UIC, ETCS and ERTMS, Regional IFSTTAR and SPIRENT include the simulation of geo-referenced conditions.
SIEMENS, ANSALDO and INVENSYS RAIL integrate industry know-how in train control telecommunications and use of ETCS standards.

Market application: 
Coordinator: 
Gheorghe Barbu
Union Internationale des Chemins de Fer (UIC)
15 rue Jean Rey
75015 Paris
France
Contact: 
GSA Project Officer: 
Daniel Lopour
Total Cost: 
2 616 436 €
EU Contributions: 
1 269 323 €
Project Call: 
FP7 3rd Call
Contract Number: 
286892

Work performed & results

  • All specification requirements (ORS, FRS, SRS, ARS and RAMS) as demanded by current rail standards are applied to the pilot application;
  • Software high level specification;
  • Hardware specification and identification of the HW components available on the market.

Start of system engineering:

  • SW architecture
  • Route map on SIL4 integrity
  • Specification for use of virtual balises and virtual block layout
  • Integration of main hardware components in a lab trial, prior to validation for on-site integration.

SATLOC
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  • SATLOC Application

Partners
SPIRENT COMMUNICATIONS PLC
FH-WELS
Austria
SIEMENS
Austria
TU-BS
Germany
CFR)
France
French institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks, IFSTTAR-LEOST-ESTAS
France
RZD
France
TRV
France
UIC and UIC railways (RFI)
France
INVENSYS RAIL
United Kingdom
Ansaldo Sts S.P.A.
Italy
Telespazio S.p.A.
Italy
AFER
Romania
RCCF-TRANS
Romania