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Köln smart city transport agreement signed

2019-09-11T13:51:00+01:00

GERMANY: The city of Köln, Deutsche Bahn and Nahverkehr Rheinland have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-operate for three years on ‘smart city’ transport initiatives.

Lineside trees issued with electronic ID cards

Lineside trees issued with electronic ID cards

2019-09-03T16:27:00+01:00

CHINA: Hong Kong’s MTR Corp has assigned electronic ID cards to around 33 000 trees growing along open air sections of its routes, as part of plan to reduce the impact of fallen trees during the typhoon season.

A public trial of on-demand transport using autonomous vehicles has started on Sentosa island, and will run until November 15.

Public trial of autonomous vehicles begins in Singapore

2019-08-27T09:25:28+01:00

SINGAPORE: A public trial of on-demand transport using autonomous vehicles has started on Sentosa island, and will run until November 15.

Singapore's inaugural Land Transport Industry Day was held on August 22 2019.

Singapore transport innovation winners announced

2019-08-22T10:16:50+01:00

SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority and operators SBS Transit and SMRT have announced the winners of the Singapore Mobility Challenge.

Sejong City is being developed to take over some functions from the existing capital of Seoul.

Sejong City to test autonomous buses

2019-08-05T09:52:23+01:00

SOUTH KOREA: Trials of autonomous buses are due to begin in Sejong City from 2021, as part of a government initiative to encourage regional innovation.

TfL is to install 4G connectivity on a trail section of the Jubilee Line next year.

Bidders shortlisted for London Underground 4G network contract

2019-07-23T14:06:37+01:00

UK: Transport for London has shortlisted four bidders for a contract to roll out 4G mobile connectivity across the underground sections of the London Underground network.

Eflare Corp is supplying the New York subway with 22 000 compact handheld LED hazard warning beacons for use by track workers.

LED beacons certified for the New York subway

2019-07-09T05:00:00+01:00

USA: Eflare Corp is supplying the New York subway with 22 000 compact handheld LED hazard warning beacons for use by track workers.

Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.

Doha Metro depot protection systems rolled-out

2019-07-08T05:00:00+01:00

QATAR: Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.

Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17.

Grand Paris Express passenger counters ordered

2019-07-05T05:00:00+01:00

FRANCE: Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17.

Masabi’s Justride SDK mobile ticketing purchasing platform has been integrated with the Jorudan journey planning and travel booking system.

Jorudan integrates Masabi mobile ticketing

2019-07-03T13:20:13+01:00

JAPAN: Masabi’s Justride SDK mobile ticketing purchasing platform has been integrated with the Jorudan journey planning and travel booking system, which has more than 10 million users throughout Japan.

A prototype ‘next-generation’ metro car developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang using materials including carbon fibre has been tested in Qingdao.

CRRC tests carbon fibre metro car

2019-07-02T12:55:42+01:00

CHINA: A prototype ‘next-generation’ metro car developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang using materials including carbon fibre has been tested in Qingdao, and plans are being developed for testing in other cities.

Huawei and Shenzhen Metro are testing the use of 5G for smart metro applications.

Huawei launches communications tools at UITP

2019-06-13T10:45:06+01:00

COMMUNICATIONS: Huawei used the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 to launch three tools designed for urban rail operators.

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