URBAN

Urban transport infrastructure and equipment

Urban transport is booming worldwide: at its 2009 World Congress in Vienna, the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) launched a vision and strategy for the sector which aims to double market share for worldwide public transport by 2025. Improving the performance of existing infrastructure, diversifying the transport offer, creating new metro/tram/bus lines, maintaining networks, among other things: the challenges to increase mobility in cities are ambitious, but essential.

GESTE has experts, specialist engineers and technicians with multidisciplinary skills acquired alongside transport companies and manufacturers. Our team is proficient in the most modern technologies and confidently takes up its customers' challenges. It provides expertise, project management and assistance in the fields of system engineering, safety and all technical areas of transport systems.

GESTE is involved from the study phases to the installations' commissioning and maintenance.

Domains of activities

  • Metros, ehther driverless or not
  • Tramways
  • Tram-trains
  • Buses and Bus Rapid Transit
  • Trolley buses
  • Depots

Core competencies

SYS

System Engineering
SYS

System engineering and architecture – Multidisciplinary projects – Interface management – Operation & maintenance concepts

SIG

Signalling & Automation
SIG

Automation and CBTC (ATP/ATO/ATS) – Signalling – Remote control system, control centre – SCADA

ENE

Energy
ENE

Overhead line – Power supply – Substations – Low voltage – Cables – Earting – Telecom – GTC/SCADA

TRK

Track
TRK

Ballast and slab track – Track equipment – Depot & Spur track – Drainage, profile

VEH

Vehicle
VEH

Rolling stock – On-board signalling – Bogies – Energy –  Aerodynamics – Safety

EQM

Equipment
EQM

Electromechanical equipment – Safety equipment – Depot equipment –  Platform Screen Doors

SAF

RAMS, Safety & Quality
SAF

RAMS – Risk analyses – Safety demonstration, safety case & reports – V&V – Certification – Cybersecurity – Quality

FLW

Ventilation & Flows
FLW

Ventilation – Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics & Climat – Simulations et tests – Fire – Pedestrian flows & Evacuation concept

FIR

FIRE Safety
FIR

Safety and fire protection concepts – Evacuation concept – Fire safety – Fire resistance

Strengths

  • International experience on multiple projects
  • System approach with multidisciplinary management of projects and interfaces
  • Expertise in automation with or without driver (GoA1, GoA2, GoA3, GoA4)
  • Mastery of all sectors of railway technology and safety
  • Consideration and development of operating and maintenance principles and constraints
  • Respect for costs, quality and deadlines

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