• DAY 1: Components

    • ERTMS / ETCS Project
      • History & Need for signalling systems harmonisation
      • Stakes and challenges
      • Documents & Processes
      • Main players
    • Architecture of the ERTMS-ETCS system
      • Onboard components
      • Trackside components
    • Operational ETCS Levels: 0, 1, 2, 3 and NTC
    • Driver Machine Interface (DMI): Standards, ETCS information layout
    • Trackside equipment: How to use it?
    • Principles of movement authorities and infill in Level 1
    • Principles of movement authorities and position reports in Level 2/3
    • Case study: Simulation of Transition from Level 1 to Level 2
    • Operational modes


  • DAY 2: Applications

    • ERTMS / ETCS processes: Procedures - National values - Operational rules
    • Braking curves & Supervision of train movements
    • Case study: Simulation of braking curves & supervision limits
    • ERTMS / ETCS language: Eurobalise, Euroloop, Euroradio messages, packets, variables
    • Applications in Europe and worldwide - Deployment of ERTMS
    • Future versions & Trends
    • Case studies: Simulation of ETCS levels 1, 2, 3 (start of mission, limited supervision-LS mode, etc.)