Huawei Provides Reliable Networks for the WHOOSH

Posted: 18 October 2023 ||No comments yet

Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung service, known as the WHOOSH, is officially in service, with Huawei providing safe and reliable networks.

印尼的Jakarta-Bandunghigh-speedrailway, known as the WHOOSH, has officially entered service. The railway reduces travel time between Jakarta and Bandung from 3.5 hours to just 40 minutes, boosting economic development along the route. Huawei has partnered withChina Railway Signal & Communication (CRSC)andChina Telecomto build a dedicated railway network for the WHOOSH. Thisnetworkfacilitates real-time communications, control, and dispatching of the trains, providing reliable and robust technical support for intelligent, safe, and efficient train operations.

As the first high-speed railway in Southeast Asia, the WHOOSH spans 142.3km between the capital city of Jakarta and the popular tourist destination of Bandung in Indonesia. The maximum operating speed of the trains is 350km/h. The WHOOSH is also the first project that applies China’s high-speed railway system, including all elements of the industry value chain, outside China. The WHOOSH marks Indonesia’s entry into the high-speed railway era.

飞快的移动是由中国列车控制System Level 3 (CTCS-3), which was singly developed in China. Due to the high speed at which the trains travel and their short departure gaps, a stable and sound dedicated communications network that provides high security, large bandwidth, and simple O&M is crucial for the train control system. This guarantees that the trains run safely.

According to Lai Chaosen, Vice President ofHuawei Indonesia, the WHOOSH’s train-to-ground wireless network adopts Huawei’s solution which employs interleaving in networking for smooth coverage. By achieving up to 99.99% availability, the network ensures the stable transmission of train control signals and the scheduling of train numbers and function numbers.

The data network uses Huawei’s next-generation data communications equipment, which guarantees 100% secure networks through native hard pipes. Every link is protected by redundancy, and redundancy switchover can be completed within just 35 milliseconds.

The transmission network usesHuawei‘s Hybrid MSTP equipment, which provides the large bandwidth and high stability required by over 20 high-speed train systems, such as scheduling and command, disaster prevention, video surveillance, passenger ticketing, and power telecontrol systems. The network is also capable of carrying the growth and evolution requirements of future railway services.

Liu Jieping,CRSC’s Deputy Chief Engineer of the Jakarta–Bandung Project, explained that the launch of the WHOOSH represents a major point in China’s going global strategy for high-speed railways. The train-to-ground wireless network, transmission network, data network, and other system solutions provided byHuaweihave built a dedicated communicationsnetwork嗖,为安全提供良好的支持train operations.

“We would like to thank all stakeholders, especiallyHuaweiandCRSC, for their contributions in preparing technology solutions and railway infrastructure that are instrumental in the operation of the Whoosh high-speed train,” Dwiyana Slamet Riyadi, President Director ofPT Kereta Cepat Indonesia China (KCIC),stated.

“The shared implementation of proventechnologysolutions and operational solutions of the Whoosh high-speed train can serve as a reference and benchmark for the development of other high-speed rail infrastructure in Indonesia and similar projects in other ASEAN countries.”