INDIA: Bangalore Metro Rail Corp has awarded Ardanuy Ingeniería a contract to design 750 V DC third rail power supply and SCADA systems for two lines to be developed under its network expansion programme.
SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract to design and supply a ‘digital twin’ replicating the signalling system which the company has supplied for the 42 km Downtown Line.
UK: Transport for London has begun public consultation on ‘the most detailed proposals yet’ for a southeastern extension of London Underground’s Bakerloo Line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham via Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate.
FRANCE: Grand Paris Express metro project promoter Société du Grand Paris has awarded Systra a contract to provide technical project management assistance services for construction of the East and West sections of the future automated Line 15.
ITALY: The Ministry of Infrastructure & Transport has provided an initial €11·1m for track (€4·4m) and rolling stock (€6·7m) maintenance on the Messina tramway. Works are due to start within weeks and will require partial closures.
AUSTRALIA: The New South Wales government has awarded a consortium of Oxford Properties, CPB Contractors and Grocon a A$463m contract to design and build the landmark Pitt Street station on the City & Southwest extension of the Sydney Metro.