East Coast Digital Programme

The first ETCS test train crosses Welwyn viaduct. Courtesy Govia Thameslink Railway News Premium

First ETCS train runs to Hitchin

Tests to run until mid-2025

Driver Mark Webb in front of one of the first trains to run in passenger service digital in-cab signalling promising passengers a more reliable, greener service News Premium

ETCS goes live on Northern City line

Major milestone in East Coast Digital Programme

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Northern City line ready for ETCS

NR and GTR prove ETCS capability

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Freightliner prepares for ETCS

Training academy opens in Ipswich

‘717s’ cleared for ETCS operation

NR still to approve lineside infrastructure

GTR prepares for Moorgate line ETCS rollout

Driver training to start soon on digital signalling on Moorgate branch

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An ETCS experience

Philip Sherratt describes an overnight visit to explore the East Coast Digital Programme

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As the railway prepares for a revolution in digital signalling...

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£1bn for East Coast digital signalling

Full Business Case approved for ETCS from King's Cross to Stoke Tunnel

First train runs under ETCS on Northern City line

Major milestone reached in East Coast Digital Programme as ETCS tests start