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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
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Description

CAF Signalling, technological subsidiary of Grupo CAF, 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 field by railway operators in in Spain, and in the other European nations, along with countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia.

CAF Signalling´s strategy is based on:

- Making available advanced in-house technological products, both in the field of on-board equipment, as well as that of infrastructures, which constitute the nucleus of comprehensive solutions. Thanks to the major and growing efforts placed in R&D+i, specifically in the sphere of critical safety systems, CAF Signalling backs ongoing innovation and client-based solutions.

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

- Major skills to manage and implement complex projects, backed by the support of its parent company, CAF, and the proven experience on-hand within the group in the field of the railways.

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 certifications that imply the public acknowledgment of the organisation´s commitment to obtaining the very highest standards in terms of quality in its products and services.

Management team

General Manager: Aitor Berasarte. Deputy General Manager and Financial: Alberto Altuna. Manager of Trackside R&D: Javier Rabade. On-board Business Manager: Jon Alzate. Corporate Management: Patricia Torras. National Business Manager: Raúl Costa González. International Business Manager : Javier Cano. Operations Manager: Manuel Pardo. Engineering Manager: Fredéric Charlemagne. Purchasing Manager: David Barrantes.  Safety Manager: Pablo López Selas.

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 OBS - On-board ERTMS system. 2.  QUASAR Q4- Electronic Interlocking

 

 

Activity Signalling systems and railway control.

Activities by year

Activities in 2019:  

- Works execution related with the project for the modification of signalling and telecommunication systems in section Hernani-Irún. (As part of a consortium formed by CAF Signalling and Siemens).

- Commercial Revenue Service of project for the Substations Remote Control Centre (SCADA system) of Metro Valparaiso. Client Merval.

- Execution of works and dynamic ERTMS tests related with the project for the construction, preservation and maintenance of the installations contained in the building project for the implantation of the ERTMS   centralised protection system on the Atlantic axis of the sections: Vigo-Santiago de Compostela and Santiago de Compostela-A Coruña. (as part of a consortium formed by CAF Signalling, Alstom and Siemens).

- ENCE/ERTMS_L1/ERTMS_L2 works execution and site testing phase of the project for the interlocking systems, train protection system, fixed telecommunications, centralised traffic control, auxiliary systems for protection and safety for the connection on the Mediterranean corridor of the High-Speed Rail line Madrid-Barcelona-French Border, section Vandellós-Camp de Tarragona. (as part of a consortium formed by Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial). Commercial commissioning for interlocking and ERTMS L1 Systems.

- ENCE/ERTMS_L2 works execution and start up site testing phase related with the project for the installation of the interlocking systems, train protectionn system, fixed telecommunications, centralised traffic control, auxiliary detection systems, GSM-R and protection and safety installations for the the High-Speed Rail line; Madrid-Levante, section Monforte del Cid-Murcia. (as part of a consortium formed by CAF Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial). Commercial commissioning of the Regueron-Murcia section, and delivery of the section Monforte-Beniel.

- Development of the Automatic Traction System (ATO), Control Centre and on-board ERTMS equipment for the inter-city rail line between México – Toluca, Mexico. (as part of a consortium formed by CAF, Isolux, Azvi and Thales).

- Phase 2 execution and ERTMS L1 site testing on the project for the implantation of the signalling system and ERTMS level 1 on the line between Pamukova-Köseköy in Turkey. Cliente TCDD.

- Execution of the project for the replacement of the Train Tracking System and Local Operator Posts – La Roca Line. ADIF SE Argentina. Commercial commissioning.

- Commercial Revenue Service of ETCS on board equipment in Netherlands. Customer NS.

- Awarding of ETCS L1 + ATO on board equipment for New Zeland. Customer Auckland Transport.

- Execution of the Project for removing the telephone blocking between Buñol and Utiel.

- Execution of the contract for the renewal of the CTCs León y Oviedo.

- Execution of works for renewal of the CTCs el Berrón, Santander y Bilbao.

- Awarding of the contract for the design, procurement and construction of signalling system, PCC,AVLS, PIS/PA, GTC, GTE and chronometry subsystems for the first line of the tramway of Liege (Belgium).

- Execution of works for the renewal of the Signalling system of the line Zidani Most, Šentilj in Slovenia.

- Execution of works for the renewal of the Signalling system of the Freight Terminal of Vicálvaro (Temporal Union of Companies with Sacyr-Neopul).

- Awarding the contract for the design, procurement and construction of signalling system, PCC subsystems for the Red and Green lines of the tramway of Jerusalem (Israel).

- Awarding of the PPP contract for the design, construction, renewal and maintenance of the Signalling and ERTMS System of the line Puerto de Montevideo-Estación Paso de los toros (Uruguay).

- Awarding of the contract for the design, construction, renewal and maintenance of the Signalling and ERTMS System of the line Encina-Xátiva-Valencia of the Mediterranean corridor.

- Maintenance of Signalling on line 3 of the Bilbao Metropolitan Railway line.

- Maintenance for the Metro de Madrid Energy and Substations Remote Control Centre.

- Maintenance of signalling and telecommunication systems in Casa Port Station, Casablanca (Morocco). Client ONCF.

- Maintenance of the Power Remote Control system of the Madrid Metropolitan Railway.

- Maintenance of the trackside signalling, detectors system, CTC and back-up CTC, as part of the section of the Albacete-Alicante High-Speed Rail line.

- Services for signalling maintenance provided to ADIF – DAMERCO.

- Services for signalling maintenance of section line Monforte el Cid – Murcia

- Services for signalling maintenance of section line Vandellós - Tarragona

- Services for system maintenance provided to SCADA in Chile for Metro (Merval) and the Railways (EFE).

Innovations

Innovations in 2019:  

- Ending the X2Rail-1 project, first of the several projects in which the Shift2Rail programme is structured. CAF Signalling and other companies of the CAF group, led by CAF Signalling, take part in all work packages.

- Participation is ongoing in the X2Rail-2 project, second of the several projects in which the Shift2Rail programme is structured. CAF Signalling and other companies of the CAF group, led by CAF Signalling, take part in all work packages.

- Participation is ongoing in the X2Rail-3 project, third of the several projects in which the Shift2Rail programme is structured. CAF Signalling and other companies of the CAF group, led by CAF Signalling, take part in all work packages.

- Ending the European project SAFEPOWER that investigates new architectures and technologies in low power consumption platforms for safety applications.

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 Certifications: Quality Standards and Environment:
- 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: OHSAS 18001:2007

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