First Integrated Traffic Management goes live

Regulating services on the Western: Network Rail’s first fully integrated Traffic Management system, controlling the Great Western main line between Paddington and Bristol Parkway, went live on 10 June. Resonate has supplied its Luminate TM under a payment by results contract, starting a one-year trial period. Luminate works in conjunction with Resonate’s Scalable IECC workstations at the Thames Valley Signalling Centre. A pair of Class 800s arrive at Bristol Parkway, the western boundary of the system’s control, on 15 May 2018 with a service for Swansea. Brian Perryman