SIEMENS: Speaking to Railway Gazette at the Railtex show in Birmingham on May 15, Siemens Mobility’s Director of Control Systems Mike Lewis said that he expects the company to start commissioning its dynamic route setting system at its Derby site next month. This would be followed by the plan/re-plan traffic management system, which integrates traffic management into work stations.

Managing Director of Rolling Stock, Will Wilson, gave an overview of the Velaro Novo high speed train concept, which the company sees as having potential for use in the UK and Thailand, among other markets.