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Mobile, immediate and modern simulators delivered to Euro Cargo Rail France

Our customer, Euro Cargo Rail, the French rail operator subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, accepted their Nano simulators last month. Thanks to this new acquisition, ECR is now ready to start the training of their new recruits. The key components of Transurb's delivered solution are eight Nano simulators, a Preparation Station and an Observation Station. Two of the eight Nano simulators will be actively travelling to train freight drivers on-site anywhere in France. The remaining 6 simulators will be used in the Euro Cargo Rail Training Centre located in Paris.

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Pioneering Virtual Reality along SETRAG

The course of our project with SETRAG for the EMD SD40 and GM GT46A Compact Simulators is proceeding according to plans in total co-creation with our customer. Focused on improving the training experience of their students, SETRAG just entrusted Transurb with the integration of Virtual Reality (VR) within the scope of their simulation project.

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Greater Anglia’s Training Simulators Installed For Testing

Our project for Greater Anglia (UK) materialized with the installation of two brand-new train driving simulators. In a couple of weeks, trainees will be able to start training thanks to the Full-Mission simulators dedicated to the new rolling stocks that will equip the Greater Anglia Franchise. 

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Simulation Solution for TRANSTU Light Rail Drivers’ Training Installed in Tunis

Driven by the need to upgrade its simulators, TRANSTU, Tunis transportation company, entrusted Transurb with the refurbishment of 2 Full-Cab Simulators for light rail driving as well as two instructor and observation stations. Today, Transurb is proud to announce that after a successful collaboration with TRANSTU, the simulation solution requested by the Tunisian company is delivered at its training centre.  

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Official Roll-out of TrainLab App with Demo Topic

The future of training is here ! Do you want to catch a glimpse of TrainLab, Transurb fully interactive advanced training solution designed for Railways Undertakers. Its mission is to leverage technology to improve learning outcomes of trainees by offering them a portable tool to train on demand and learn by trial and errors. The application is both multi- and cross-platform to enable students and Instructors to use it anytime, anywhere. It utilizes gamification such as storytelling and scoring systems inside an immersive and engaging 2D/3D Universe and can be interfaced with standard Learning Management Systems (SCORM compliant).

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Appointment of Yannick Gilis as new CEO of Transurb

As from 1 July 2018, Transurb Simulation’s general manager, Yannick Gilis, will succeed Peter Van Gaelen and become Transurb SA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Gauthier Van Damme will logically step in as General Manager of the Simulation Business Unit of Transurb.

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ETCS Level 2 for SNCB Simulators in Belgium

Once again, the national Belgian railway (SNCB) has put its trust in Transurb’s expertise in the fields of rail training solutions and more specifically ERTMS simulation by choosing us to upgrade its 50 simulators across Belgium with ETCS level 2.

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KRAO’s Instructors Ready for Training with their 12 ETCS Driving simulators!

Instructors’ training completed! Transurb’s team completed the training of KRAO’s instructors (Kouvolan Rautatie ja Aikuiskoulutus Oy, a Finnish training centre) in the framework of the client’s NS2020 Project. This project involved the development of a brand-new simulation program in Kouvola and was launched with a view to making KRAO a major reference on the rail training market in Finland.

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SETRAG Trusts Transurb Simulation for Freight Simulators

SETRAG, the operating company of the Trans-Gabon Railway, foresees a significant traffic increase on the 670 km-long track in the upcoming years. The Trans-Gabon Railway is almost entirely dedicated to the mineral freight transport from the port station Owendo, in Libreville, to Franceville. This projected growth calls for major investments in the renovation and optimisation of the line, but also in train drivers’ training. In this framework, SETRAG has chosen Transurb Simulation to provide it with a complete training solution.

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New Simulation Solutions for MÁV-START and KTI

With time comes always the need to refurbish equipment and to complete it with brand new technologies, in order to ensure quality and security. Transurb is very proud that MÁV-START, the passenger transport division of the Hungarian State Railways, has chosen to collaborate with us for this phase of renewal of their train driving simulators fleet.

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New Simulators of SBS Transit's Centre Unveiled

Transurb is proud to announce that SBST unveiled its automatic metro train driving simulators in December. SBS Transit is one of the public transport operators in Singapore and a wholly owned subsidiary of ComfortDelGro.

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Simulators Delivered in Australia

Mid-November Transurb delivered 24 ERTMS Nano+ Simulators to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), the statutory authority managing the transport services in New South Wales, Australia.

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Transurb Enters CMI Group

June 30 marked a turning point in Transurb’s history since 82% of the company has been acquired by Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie (CMI).

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Launch of TrainLab, our Interactive Tablet-Based Training Tool

Motivated by the will to offer decentralised training tools in tune with current technological development, Transurb has launched into the development of a cutting-edge application for tablets. This application called TrainLab aims to get train drivers and conductors familiarised with new rolling stocks. Norges Statsbaner (NSB), the Norwegian State Railways, will be the first operator to benefit from this brand-new tool, which can be adapted to numerous types of trains.

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Award Winning VR simulator for railway infrastructure workers

We embarked on a brand new challenge in the field of simulation a few years ago with Infrabel with the creation of a “3D Cave Simulator”, which aims to train track maintenance staff for safety procedures, assess their response time in stressful environment and certify their skills.

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Our expertise will soon be exported to Finland

As part of its strategic evolution, KRAO (Kouvolan Rautatie ja Aikuiskoulutus Oy, a railway training centre in Finland) requested a brand new simulation room in Kouvola. The latter, called "NewSimu2020", will include six Compact and six Nano Simulators in the use of the Siemens Vectron Sr3 train.

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R&D: TrainSim.net “the Web-Based Simulator”

Transurb Simulation is currently participating in the development of TrainSim.net, a “web-based simulator”, in collaboration with the catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Multitel and Defimedia thanks to the Walloon Region.

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