Question NW3657 to the Minister of Transport

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23 November 2017 - NW3657

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Hunsinger, Mr CH to ask the Minister of Transport

(1)Whether any problems occurred with the Sicas S7 software at the simulation test facility in Northriding; if so, (a) what are the details of the problems and (b) how will the problems impact on the progress of the software; (2) whether the entire Germiston station with all its fringe stations have been tested; if not, why not?


1 There were some small problems experienced with the software during testing but all this have since been addressed. No problems are currently being experienced with the Sicas S7.

The Sicas S7 core software was tested and validated by the Independent Safety Assessor in the Northriding Test Facility

2. The Germiston station is yet to be tested; it is scheduled to be commissioned between June and August 2020 in line with the project timelines.

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