Cab radio is a statutory safety system that ensures engine drivers can communicate with train traffic controllers (dispatchers). All vehicles must have an approved and functioning cab radio system in order to operate on the rail network.
The current outdated technology will be replaced with a databased signalling system that is common for all European countries.
Mobile Signal Boosters
Norske tog have signed a procurement contract of new 4G signal boosters for installation in its trains.
New Commuter Trains
Norske tog have decided to issue a call for tenders for acquisition of new commuter trains. The current commuter train, Class 69, has reached its estimated lifetime.