White Paper

ERTMS and CBTC Side by Side

This paper explores the similarities and differences of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) and the Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) system.

In this free white paper, you will learn about:

  • What functionalities they have in common
  • The key points of contrast between ERTMS and CBTC
  • The issues that prevent these two systems from converging
  • The important role of communication systems in our global rail network
ertms and cbtc side by side whitepaper