The ERSAT GGC project is a further step of the ERSAT program (ERtms + SATellite), which started in 2012
The ERSAT programme aims at the integration of satellite technologies (EGNSS, GALILEO) with the ERTMS platform
ERSAT GGC focus is on the certification process, developing suitable methodologies and tools

The ERSAT GGC project aims to certify EGNSS resources according to the ERTMS standard. The ERSAT program (ERtms + SATellite) was started in 2012 by the Italian Rail Infrastructure Manager RFI in collaboration with Ansaldo STS for the integration of satellite technologies on the ERTMS platform.

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ERSAT GGC First Exploitation Meeting 6 June 2019 ERSAT GGC 1st Exploitation Meeting On the 6th of June, the ERSAT GGC project, coordinated by RFI and funded by GSA held an exploitation meeting with the participation of experts from the GSA, ESSP, Shift2Rail JU and the

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ERSAT-GGC project presented at EU-US Working Group C on Next GNSS Generation 20 May 2019 The ERSAT-GGC project was presented at the last meeting of the European Union and the United States Working Group C (EU-US WG-C) on next GNSS generation on the 20-23 May 2019 at the German Aerospace Center in Oberpfaffenhofen. Omar Garcia Crespillo, from DLR (partner of the project), introduced ...

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ERSAT GGC MEASUREMENT CAMPAIGNS TOOK PLACE IN THE SPANISH LINE Nº528, SELECTED TRACK SECTION ALMORCHÓN - ALHONDIGUILLA 20 May 2019 During the time from the 20th until the 31th of May, one of the foreseen ERSTA_GGC measurement campaigns took place in the Spain line nº528, this line runs through the provinces of Badajoz and Córdoba, in the frame of WP4 of ERSAT-GGC project based on the characterization of a low-traffic regional ...

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ERSAT GGC measurement campaigns took place in the Italian line Cagliari-San Gavino in Sardinia 16 April 2019 During the week from the 8th until the 13th of April, one of the ERSAT GGC measurement campaigns took place in the Italian line Cagliari-San Gavino in Sardinia. The aim of the collection of GNSS measurements is to perform the track area classification with respect to the presence of GNSS threats ...

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ERSAT GGC PROJECT PRESENTATION AT SPACE FOR INNOVATION IN RAIL EVENT 26 March 2019 On 19th March 2019 partners of the project participated in the Event SPACE FOR INNOVATION IN RAIL organized by GSA, Shift2Rail and ERA, dedicated to the GNSS applications for rail. During the event Massimiliano Ciaffi, project coordinator of ERSAT GGC presented the progress of the project together ...

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ERSAT GGC and Connection with new applications presentation at ION GNSS+ 2018 28 September 2018 The ERSAT GGC project and the possible connections with new applications like driverless cars were presented by the ERSAT GGC project coordinator Massimiliano Ciaffi (RFI) during the ION GNSS+ 2018, the world’s largest technical meeting and showcases of GNSS technology, products and services. The ...

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ERSAT GGC Project Presentation at INNOTRANS 19 September 2018 On 19th September 2018, the ERSAT project has been presented during InnoTrans, the world’s largest trade fair focused on the rail transport. The session was dedicated to the Satellite Technology for Railways, specifically focused on the EU R&I activities of STARS and ERSAT GGC projects. Jose ...

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Presentation at FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY of Video-based system for characterization of GNSS reception along a railway line basis for ERSAT GGC development 6 September 2018 Rihab Hmida (IFSTTAR) has participated to the Signalling - Safety, Security and Train Localization session of the Fourth International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, in Sitges, Spain the 6th of sept. 2018. She has presented the FPGA implementation of a ...

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ERSAT GGC project dissemination at RailLive congress 7 May 2018 The ERSATGGC project was mentioned during the RailLive congress on 18th April, within the presentation “Developing GNSS for the rail industry”. Juliette Marais mentioned the work carried out in the ERSAT GGC project as one of the ongoing activities participating to the introduction of GNSS in the ...

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ERSAT GGC project presented at UIC Global Conference on Signalling, the Evolution of ERTMS 7 May 2018 On 27th  March 2018, the ERSATGGC project has been presented during the UIC Global Conference on Signalling, within the session “Game Changer: The synergy between Level 3 and Satellite integration”. The session was dedicated to discussing the current technical trends and main projects for ...

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KOM (12 January Prague) 27 February 2018 The first kick-off meeting of the ERSAT GGC project took place in Prague, in the presence of all the experts in the consortium. In particular, each WP Leader presented the work to be done for his WP and the economic-financial aspect of the project was discussed.

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