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Focusing on electronic solutions that enable operators to improve operational efficiency and passenger services, we provide world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking, automated revenue collection, and Integrated Communications and Supervision Systems (IC2S) for mass rail transit applications globally.


As the pioneer of CBTC technology, we improve safety and passenger service frequency while optimizing life-cycle cost. With over 30 major customers and over 2,500 kilometres of track applications world-wide, our SelTrac™ CBTC solutions are ideally suited to driverless and fully automated operations and readily address the major social challenges of increased mobility and green transportation. Our customers are urban rail operators, prime contractors, systems integrators, and rolling stock OEMS.

Ninety percent of requests for new signalling are now calling for CBTC. Modern signalling and train control solutions such as Thales' SelTrac™ take advantage of the power and sophistication of advanced electronic systems. Thales is committed to remain at the forefront of innovation and keeping its customers competitive with the latest technology. We also provide regional integrated fare collection systems, which help make public transport more attractive for both passengers and operators.

These systems facilitate seamless mobility on all transit systems in a region or municipality, improve traffic flows and efficiency, and enhance operator competitiveness and profitability.