Siemens WTS

UK: Network Rail has awarded Siemens Mobility a £41·4m contract to undertake the Kingmoor resignalling scheme covering a section of the West Coast Main Line to the north of Carlisle.

Siemens is to supply its Trackguard Westlock computer-based interlocking and Westrace Trackside System, designed in York and manufactured in Chippenham. There will also be software updates at Carlisle Power Signal Box.

Design work is now underway, with commissioning scheduled for a six-day blockade in January 2026.