France: Parkeon is to supply a €21m ticketing system encompassing smart card and NFC phone technology for Lille’s metro, tram and bus services.
Accor Group’s Grand Est Restauration subsidiary has a two-year contract to provide catering on Alleo TGV services from July 1.
Russia: Bombardier has supplied a simulator replicating an EBI Lock 950 computer-based interlocking to Moscow Railway.
Tanzania: The Belgian government has provided Reli Asset Holdings with five reach stackers under a project to increase containerised domestic and transit freight capacity on the Central line from Dar-es-Salaam. Container terminals are being developed at Shinyanga and Mwanza.
Switzerland: SBB has renewed its 2005 technical support contract with Swisscom IT Services, which will now run to 2016.
UK: Ticket retailer thetrainline.com and Masabi have signed a deal to provide mobile phone ticket purchase starting later this year, with delivery via on-screen barcode or collection at stations.