Consortium agreement to support ERTMS test bench simulation

consortium agreement to support ertms test bench simulation

CORYS has signed a cooperation agreement with the TRY&CERT consortium, comprising CERTIFER and the Laboratoire Essai Ferroviaire (LEF) of SNCF Voyageurs.  LEF is an EN17025-accredited test laboratory specialising in ERTMS and ATO signalling and CERTIFER is a Notified Body providing certification, inspection and assessment services in the rail sector, with over 40 branches worldwide. The … Read more

ETCS : Dutch railway expands training

etcs dutch railway expands training with 75 new corys ultra light simulators

”We need drivers on trains, not in training rooms. But to get them on trains, they have to be trained. That’s our dilemma.’’ Interview with André Horn, Quality Manager, NS Learning Center NS, the national rail transport operator in the Netherlands, is preparing for one of the main challenges to standard train control in Europe, … Read more

Certification of CORYS ERTMS software

certification of corys ertms software

CORYS has awarded a subcontract to the TRY&CERT consortium, made up of the company CERTIFER and the Laboratoire Essai Ferroviaire (LEF) of SNCF Voyageurs.    The LEF is an EN17025 accredited test laboratory specialising in ERTMS and ATO signalling and CERTIFER is a “Notified Body” providing certification, inspection and assessment activities in the railway sector, … Read more

Stuttgart’s tramway drivers hone their skills from the safety of CORYS Replica Simulators

stuttgart’s tramway drivers hone their skills from the safety of corys replica simulators

CORYS recently delivered a new 1:1 Replica Simulator to Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB), Stuttgart, one of the largest public transport companies in Stuttgart, Germany.   This new project brings the total number of CORYS Replica Simulators at SSB to three. The operator has been working with CORYS since 2017 to meet its driver training and … Read more

CORYS heavily involved in supporting the UK rail industry to address ETCS driver familiarisation

corys heavily involved in supporting the uk rail industry to address etcs driver familiarisation

CORYS heavily involved in supporting the UK rail industry to address ETCS driver familiarisation.   The UK is a long standing market for CORYS. Since our first contract with London Underground in 1995 CORYS now has over 100 simulators operational for over 20 operators.   CORYS GB ETCS Level 2 Baseline 3 reference design is … Read more

CORYS to renovate V/Line driver training technology

corys to renovate V/Line driver training technology

V/Line has train drivers positioned across all parts of the rail network so they can deliver services to all parts of regional Victoria, Australia. To help drivers complete important training at their home depot, V/Line have invested in world leading technology from CORYS, to develop a portable desktop driver training simulator which can be transported … Read more

Simulator Skills Manager brings the full power of simulator data to your training programs

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Today’s train and tramway driving simulators are high-tech systems that produce a lot of data—but not always in an actionable format. CORYS Simulator Skills Manager turns simulator data into a source of business value. This flexible, easy-to-use, and modern web app helps train and tramway driver training centres structure their programs and skills assessment processes … Read more

Hitachi ScotRail Class 385 simulators commissioned

hitachi scotrail class 385 simulators commissioned

In January, the Hitachi Class 385 blended simulator system was commissioned in Glasgow for ScotRail. CORYS supplied a full cab simulator, ultra light and laptop simulators that will provide opportunities for ScotRail to develop their existing driver training programmes. Using the ultralight and laptop simulators will make the early stages of driver training more engaging … Read more

InnoTrans 2022 what an amazing event

innotrans 2022 what an amazing event

CORYS was amongst the 2 834 exhibitors at the Innotrans trade fair, which took place in Berlin from the 20th to 23rd September 2022. This year’s InnoTrans once again lived up. This week was full of meetings such as the visit of the French Minister of Transport Clément Beaune. We showcased our latest innovations and … Read more

Ultra Light Simulator success

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Since the launch of our Ultra Light Simulator in 2019 we have seen a huge demand from operators worldwide with over 100 simulators delivered and several more under production! The Ultra Light Simulator has same training functionality as a replica simulator but with a shorter time lead, lower unit cost and is easily transportable. Not only … Read more

Try out our exciting new train simulation solutions at InnoTrans 2022 

Try out our exciting new train simulation solutions at InnoTrans 2022

InnoTrans, the transport technology industry’s leading international event, will take place from 20 to 23 September 2022 in Berlin. CORYS will exhibiting with hands-on demonstrations of the CORYS ETCS Ultra Light Simulator, virtual reality troubleshooting, and cloud based tablet simulation.  The compact, transportable ETCS Ultra Light offers all the training possibilities of a full-sized replica … Read more

Mass transit operator VAG takes full advantage of their tram simulator 

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Tramways operate in busy urban environments which makes training drivers particularly challenging. For safety reasons, training on real tramways must be scheduled during off hours and can mean taking tramways out of service. CORYS high-fidelity tram simulators lets drivers practice responding to stressful, unpredictable situations safely and without immobilising the rolling stock. A CORYS tramway … Read more

Egyptian National Railways: CORYS selected by Wabtec Corporation to supply two locomotive simulators

wabtec corporation selects corys to supply two locomotive simulators to egyptian national railways

Wabtec Corporation, active in Egypt for decades, recently won a major multi-year deal to supply Egyptian National Railways (ENR) with new 100 ES30ACi Evolution Series locomotives and fleet maintenance services as part of the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation’s ongoing infrastructure modernisation plan. Naturally, Wabtec Corporation turned to CORYS, its long-time partner on projects in Kazakhstan, … Read more

CORYS signs new freight rail customer in Brazil

corys signs new freight rail customer in brazil

Freight rail company MRS Logistica S.A. recently joined the CORYS customer community with a contract for a tabletop simulator and analysis package signed in February 2022. MRS Logistica owns around 20% of Brazil’s national fleet, with 19,000 rail cars and 770 locomotives in service. It operates around 6% of the country’s rail network, but transports … Read more

CORYS Inc. wins upgrade contract with US freight operator Tacoma Rail

corys wins upgrade contract with us freight operator tacoma rail @drew jacksich

In February 2022 CORYS was selected to provide a rehost upgrade for the Tacoma Rail AAR-control-stand-style simulator.   Tacoma rail, which moves freight through the Port of Tacoma, plays a strategic role in the Tacoma, Washington area’s economy. The project, similar to previous CORYS projects for CSX, KSC, CP, VIA Rail, G&W, and CN, will … Read more

Siemens Mobility selects CORYS simulators

siemens mobility selects corys to supply simulators for londons new piccadilly line trains

Siemens Mobility selects CORYS to supply simulators for London’s new Piccadilly line trains CORYS has been awarded a major contract with Siemens Mobility to design and build 4 train driving simulators for the new generation Tube trains to serve the Piccadilly line. Transport for London (TfL) has ordered the Siemens Mobility Inspiro trains as part … Read more

CORYS to support Grand Central ETCS driver training

Following an international call for tenders, Grand Central has awarded CORYS the contract to design and build two European Train Control System (ETCS) train driving simulators for their Class 180 Alstom rolling stock. CORYS’ experience with high-fidelity ECTS simulation worldwide and in the UK was a key factor in Grand Central’s choice. CORYS is pleased … Read more

Hitachi chooses CORYS for Abellio ScotRail

Hitachi Rail Limited has selected CORYS to supply its Abellio ScotRail Class 385 driver training simulators. The contract includes a suite of state-of-the-art simulators comprising a Class 385 full cab Replica Simulator, an Ultra Light Simulator, and 5 Laptop Simulators. The simulators will be deployed for ScotRail driver training in 2022.   This is CORYS’ … Read more

30 years of innovation in rail simulation

From the first train-driving simulator to use computer-generated images in 1991 to today’s hyper-realistic AI-powered CGIs, CORYS has secured its position at the top of the global rail simulation market through an organisation that supports innovation and strong customer relationships. From the very beginning, CORYS has been synonymous with innovation in rail simulation. The company’s … Read more

CORYS enhanced Computer Generated Images rival the realism of Flight Simulator®

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The latest in computer-generated image technology is helping our train simulators deliver the same immersive experience as Flight Simulator®, only on solid ground. The physical environment is represented in extreme detail, with image resolution down to 5 centimetres. All elements on the network are also georeferenced. Add the effects of wind and sunlight and the … Read more

New lease of life for the Southeastern driving simulator

Following the award of an international tender, CORYS successfully completed the refurbishment of the Southeastern Railway Javelin High Speed Train driving simulator in May 2021. The simulator was initially delivered in 2008 to train drivers on HS1 and, after 12 years of intensive use, was ready for a new life! Southeastern’s choice of refurbishment allowed … Read more

BNSF first USA user! Their Train Simulator on a tablet

SODA, the cloud based simulator has impressed BNSF Railway, one of the most important US freight operators.The CORYS simulator´s software is stored on BNSF’s servers so their engineers and conductors can access with a tablet at any time.In the future, in standalone mode, locomotive engineers will be able to use their time at the workplace (in an office, depot or elsewhere) to … Read more

EMR drivers to be trained on a new simulator

Hitachi Rail Limited has awarded CORYS the tender to supply a replica train driving simulator for their UK rail operator East Midlands Railway (EMR). The simulator will represent the new Class 810 AT300 SXR and be delivered ahead of the train entering passenger service in early 2023. The simulator will have the latest CORYS driver training technology … Read more

New tramway simulator project for Nuremberg, Germany

CORYS is excited to announce that we have been awarded the German tramway simulator project for VAG. The new simulation system will consist of 4 tramway models in one Desk Simulator, with motion and realistic computer generated images, including a tablet Instruction Station to remotely control the simulator. Rainer Wendler, Tramway Simulator Project Manager at … Read more

NS reiterates its confidence in CORYS

NS, the Dutch rail operator, carried out a market analysis on training simulators and opted once again for CORYS, ordering 13 additional compact simulators and signing a 7 year maintenance contract. The installations will simulate new train models, using cutting-edge CGI imagery. All of NS’ simulators will also be upgraded to include the latest ETCS … Read more

Two cutting edge driving simulators in Sydney

The two CORYS New Intercity Fleet simulators have achieved Provisional Acceptance in Sydney Australia to enable Transport for NSW to begin driver training ahead of the New Intercity Fleet roll out. The simulators come packed with the latest driver training technology from the leading French simulator supplier. Built in two bespoke shipping containers, each simulator … Read more

ETCS : using a simulator to prepare and train your staff

corys etcs to train and prepare rail drivers

CORYS’ ETCS simulator offers operators, infrastructure managers, and certification bodies the perfect way to anticipate this major change. A dozen or so of our clients, spread across seven countries, are already using it. The key feature of this simulator is that it complies with EU SRS standards for Baselines 2 and 3, allowing users to … Read more

ETCS : training in advance with simulators by LNER

The ideal solution to prepare for the arrival of ETCS Interview with Paul Boyle, Head of ERTMS, London North Eastern Railway, UK  LNER invested in a CORYS ETCS simulator back in 2015, even though the route on which they operate wasnot yet fitted.  Why plan so far ahead? We understood that we needed to start … Read more

ETCS training : The importance of the simulators fidelity by NS

etcs the fidelity of the corys simulator by ns netherlands

A simulator that faithfully reproduces the driver’s everyday environment Interview with Carl Kleibeuker, senior instructor, NS (Netherlands) What factors led to NS choosing its ETCS training simulator? As an instructor, I didn’t get to have a say in which one we chose. However, I did have to give an opinion about how faithful the simulator … Read more

New train, new simulator for Amtrak

The Alstom Nextgen Acela21 high-speed train replica simulator is operational at the US operator Amtrak’s training centre in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. Locomotive engineers training can begin even before the train goes to service in 2021. This new full scope simulator replicates the North East Corridor with 400 miles in the latest generation computer generated images. It … Read more

Metro Tunnel and CORYS overcome testing times

The new signalling technology that will be a hallmark of Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel requires comprehensive training and development for the specialist Test Drivers who will work on the initial test site for Communications Based Train Control (CBTC). The CORYS simulator for the Metro Tunnel Project’s Rail Systems Alliance (RSA) will use an actual X’Trapolis cab … Read more

Updated PTC for CSX simulators

The third delivery of the ETMS was made last June on CSX Transportation (USA) simulators as part of the Positive Control Train (PTC) upgrade contract. This contract started in 2018 for 5 years and is valid until 2023. The extensive PTC training is available to engineers with simulators at over 85 locations through the CSX … Read more

Metro North Virtual Factory Acceptance Test

The Factory Acceptance Test following the update of the simulators of Metro North Railroad, the commuter train operator in New York City, was successfully completed remotely from the premises of CORYS Inc. in Jacksonville Florida. The virtual test involved upgrading the Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Brookville BL20 diesel locomotive simulator and the Bombardier … Read more

Simulators always hit the road

Despite a global health crisis, CORYS’ activities continue. The proof: a container containing a train driving simulator and its instructor’s station hit the road on Thursday 20 March, bound for the customer’s site. The CORYS teams, in partnership with its suppliers, have made everything possible while respecting the barrier gestures to make the on-time delivery … Read more

Simulators for Senegal

SETER, the Dakar Regional Express Train operator and SNCF subsidiary in Senegal, has ordered five train driving simulators. Two multifunction simulators with desks will be delivered, as well as three ultra-light simulators, in order to meet driver training needs. They will simulate Alstom’s Régiolis train with 35km of line and will integrate the European Train … Read more

New SNCF Campus

CORYS assisted SNCF Mobilités in the opening of its new training campus in Saint-Denis, near Paris. The latest generation of Simbox simulators was installed there last July, the high-speed train simulators were moved from Noisy Le Sec and those of the Transilien from Saint Ouen. The new site now houses more than twenty CORYS simulators … Read more

CrossCountry chooses the new ultra-light simulator

Introduced at SimTech 2019, this new ultra-light simulator consists of a curved 3D screen to reproduce the track and landscape, a 24-inch touch screen for the driver’s station and two manipulators for essential controls. CrossCountry, a British operator in central England, has therefore decided to acquire 4 units of this new type of CORYS simulator … Read more

CBTC simulation for NYCT

Siemens, NYCT, and SYSTRA spent a week at CORYS facilities in Jacksonville for the factory acceptance tests of the CBTC Train Operator Training Simulator System (CTOSS) aimed to become the future of NYCT CBTC training. The team discovered and witnessed 2 Instructor Stations/SPS and 6 student workstations simulating the NYCT conventional signaling, the SIEMENS I2S … Read more

India : new simulator commissioning

GE Diesel Locomotive Pvt. Ltd has taken delivery of its new full scope train driving simulator with motion system. The simulator was installed and tested in its brand new Diesel maintenance shed in Roza, Uttar Pradesh, India. Using the driving realism of this simulator including several thousand kilometres of Indian network lines, GE began training … Read more

CORYS strengthens its presence in India

CORYS is currently upgrading the 12 replica train simulators equipped with motion system, which were delivered to Indian Railways between 2005 and 2006. Based on this renovation, CORYS will supply to GE Diesel Locomotive Pvt. Ltd. a new train driving replica simulator, simulating the new locomotives that GE is currently developing for Indian Railways. The … Read more

Renovation of Queensland Rail City train simulator

Queensland Rail has awarded CORYS the contract to modernise their City train simulator. This full scope motion simulator was developed and delivered by CORYS in 1999 and has been maintained in operational service through long term maintenance. The new contact will address the software and hardware obsolescence as well as upgrading the driver training technology … Read more

First compact simulator for ETMF

ETMF (Railway Equipment Transportation Company) has ordered its first CORYS train driving simulator. This compact and mobile simulator will train ETMF drivers on freight trains and work trains. It will be delivered with generic lines and GSM-R radio. Jean-Luc Thomassin, ETMF Security and Project Director said“This major investment will enable us to optimise drivers training. … Read more

Train driving simulator Kereta Api PT, Indonesia

CORYS delivered the full scope freight train driving simulator to Kereta Api PT. This replica features the Indonesian signaling system and fault finding application. The locomotive GE C20-EMP is simulated with 80 km computer generated images of tracks from Gambir to Cikampek. The design of this simulator was designed to make installation easy, which is … Read more


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