Reference Sheet SignAn, SSG Sandnes – Stavanger

Reference Sheet SignAn, SSG Sandnes – Stavanger

SSG Sandnes – Stavanger was the first work order of the Norwegian signalling frame agreement for electronic class-B interlockings - SignAn. Scope of the Project was to commission a new interlocking for the (Klepp) – Stavanger section of the Sørlands-banen line. The Project also had the responsibility to get the new IL approved internally and by the Norwegian Railway Authority (“Statens Jernbanetilsyn”). The project comprised.:

  • Responsible for follow-up of supplier for Generic Approval of Thales IL ESTW L90 5.
  • Installation and commissioning of Thales IL (Interlocking) at Ganddal Freight Terminal
  • Installation and commissioning of Thales IL at 5 stations and 4 block posts.
  • Finalize the adaptions of other railway systems necessary for the commissioning (i.e. track works, catenary works, low voltage works).
  • Training of technical and operational personnel
  prorail AS Contribution in the project (may 2012- march 2018): Thales signed a contract with Jernbaneverket (now Bane NOR) on total system responsibility for design, engineering, installation, testing and commissioning of the new IL. ProRail contributed with the following:
  • Planning and follow-up installation and adaption of cable routes.
  • Daily follow-up of Thales and their installation subcontractor’s.
  • Responsibility for follow up of engineering of track and catenary systems on the double track section Sandnes – Stavanger.
  • Participated in several analyzes, workshops and clarifying meetings with Thales according to generic approval.
  • Participation in several analyzes, workshops and clarifying meetings with Technology, Traffic department etc. in connection with generic and specific approval.
  • Follow-up tests done by Thales on site. This includes installation control, Pre-test and pre-SAT.
  • Participation during commissioning tests, SAT.
  ReferENCES References and further information are available on request: www.prorail.no / post@prorail.no / phone: (+47) 480 75 453.


Start date: 2012-04 - End date: 2018-03