2023 was the year that NGRT left the station and really accelerated our mission to bring our technology to the global market. The increase in investment and business cases, has created a snowball effect, and the NGRT is upscaling at an incredible rate.
Let’s look at how the biggest year in the company’s history to date unfolded ...
MARCH/APRIL – BRAZIL
Site inspection performed, and specific installation locations identified. RUMO, like NGRT, are game changing in their area of expertise of improving the Brazilian infrastructure and investing heavily to increase the logistical efficiency with an eye on sustainability.
NGRT will now assist RUMO on securing the extremely important track section named Serra Do Santos with our technology, where all the train operations from RUMO ends up at the port of Santos.
Below are some images of obstacles faced on RUMO’s train line.
MAY - EGYPT
Extensive consultations and agreement to install our BRD technology, as National Egyptian Railways (NER) has incorporated NGRT’s technical specifications as their requirement on a national level.
First installation would be for the Cairo Metro Line followed by the national regional track infrastructure.
MAY – PORTUGAL
Agreement in place to install our technology and use the Mobile Worksite Protection units for the Infrastructure of Portugal (IP) as proof of Concepts, and then being deployed on national network.
JUNE/JULY – INDIA
Western Railways India – Signed agreement with the largest railway network in the world, first BRD installation on the Lucknow to Gorakhpur line was made to the rail service in July 2023. The track is roughly 272 km long.
This installation was done by TranzRail Solutions without any interruption of train operations and alterations of the track and infrastructure.
The second PO has also been agreed with India and systems manufacturing start at end of December.
SEPTEMBER – NIGERIA
The Lagos Metro Blue line administered by LAMATA has chosen NGRT to protect their high profile line with our BRD technology.
The agreement was signed in September with the comments coming from the Rail signal team such as “it’s a huge game changer really”.