Some of our latest experiences

Transurb is part of a joint-venture with FocusPM which provides consulting engineering services, technical assistance and supervision for the design, construction and implementation of the PRASA In-Cab Signalling (PICS) system, which is an ETCS-based system. In this frame, Transurb Technirail carried out a Feasibility Study for the In-Cab Signalling system, wrote the Requirement Specification of the PICS. The missions of Transurb goes further and includes the negotiations of the contract and supervision of the design and works to install the ETCS level 2.

 

Type

ETCS Level 2

Country

South Africa

Time

6 years

Status

Complete

Transurb provided Infrabel with experts for the procurement process of the ETCS2 + Interlocking contract. These experts supported the program management in the writing of requirement spcecifications, the evaluation of the tenders, the negociations process, the supplier quality assurance (audits), etc.

 

Type

Consultancy

Country

Belgium

Time

4 years

Status

Finished

Project management, guidance and supervision of studies and works

The Casablanca is a low-floor tram system in Casablanca, Morocco.[4][5] It is the second tram system in Morocco, after the Rabat-Salé Tramway, but is longer and has more stations. It consists of just one Y-shaped line, 31 km (19 mi) long, with 48 stations, connecting Sidi Moumen in the east with Ain Diab and the Facultés district in the west. Extensions are planned.

The services provided by Transurb consist in assist the client with:

  • The project management
  • Guidance and supervision of studies and supervision of works realized by the design consultant picked by the client, in each technical fields
  • The selection of the constructors

Type

Project Management

Country

Morocco

Time

Status

Technical assistance, review design and supervision of works for the railways section Campina – Predeal – IV th European Corridor

Complete modernisation of the railway infrastructure between Campina and Predeal. The maximum speed for passenger trains will be 160 km/h, whilst the maximum speed for freight trains will be 120 km/h.

Review of the detailed designs, provide assistance during procurement and supervision of the works as FIDIC engineer.

Main tasks included are: design review and improvement, tendering procedure preparation and execution, final detailed design review, project financial management, contract administration, works programming, supervision, certification and commissioning.

Type

Technical Advisory

Country

Romania

Time

Status

Finished

 

ERTMS Training and International Seminar on High Speed Lines deployment

Training sessions given by Transurb at Samsung SDS offices for Samsung SDS, Korail and Korea Railroad Research Institute participants.

Topics were:

  • Technical specifications and baselines of ERTMS
  • Development phase of an ERTMS project
  • Test strategy

(Photo: CC SA-BY 4.0 by Minseong Kim)

Type

Training

Country

South Korea

Time

Status

Technical assistance, project management, control and works supervision for the implementation of the signalling, telecommunication and energy equipment of various new railway lines in Algeria, totalling more than 1000 km.

In particular, tasks include monitoring and approval of execution studies, works supervision and cost and planning control.

The client is ANESRIF (Agence Nationale d’Etudes et de Suivi de la Réalisation des Investissements Ferroviaires = National Agency for the follow-up of railway investments)

Type

Technical Advisory

Country

Algeria

Time

Status

On going

Strategic business plan and financial modelling study for Cairo Metro Company 

The assignment includes the following main tasks: diagnosis, investment plan optimization, institutional framework options, business plan, financial model, recommendations on management, organization and reporting and training.

Type

Technical Advisory

Country

Egypt

Time

Status

On-going

Study, design, and implementation of the Central Bus Terminal (“Half-Way Tree) in Kingston, Jamaica, (200,000 daily users).

Works included feasibility, traffic and EIA studies; conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of: civil works, building facilities, roads and telecommunications (including tender specifications for the works); tendering for contractors; works supervisions; commissioning and project management.

Type

Terminal Facilities

Country

Jamaica

Time

Status

Rail operation of the Transgabonais railway concession

The railway line Owendo-Franceville, commissioned in 1986, crosses Gabon from east to west.

The activities covered by Transurb were:
- The upgrading of infrastructure and equipment;
- The technical and commercial operation of rail transport services;
- Management, maintenance and renewal of rail infrastructure and equipment;
- The day to day management of the state-owned railways

Type

Operation & Work supervision

Country

Gabon

Time

Status

Finished

Operation of the Buenos Aires metro and premetro and of the Urquiza line and consultancy services for the concessionaire METROVIAS consortium.

Assistance to the concessionaire included, among others, reorganization of the operational and administrative services, implementation of an operation control system, staff training, establishment of investment and maintenance policies, equipment specifications definition, quality control of fixed installations and rolling stock, elaboration of studies and planning with a view to future decisions and management.

Type

Technical Advisory

Country

Argentina

Time

Status