China: Bombardier Sifang Power Transportation Ltd (RG 4.00 p242) has awarded Temoinsa of Spain a Pts3·5bn contract to supply interiors for 300 inter-city coaches. Temoinsa has recently invested Pts100m in establishing a facility at Qingdao with a Chinese partner.

Leighton Contractors (Asia) has won a HK$907m contract to extend KCR’s Tuen Mun light rail network into new residential areas at Tin Shui Wai.

Croatia: Djuro Djakovic has won a DM17m contract to supply 20000 tonnes of brake components to Austrian Federal Railways through an internet auction in which bidders could change their price every 10 minutes.

Egypt: ENR has ordered 30 diesel-electric locos from Alstom Transporte of Spain for 48·9m euros. The contract includes an option for an additional 20.

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp is to supply seven additional trainsets worth US$65m for Line 1 of the Cairo metro.

Germany: Elpro BahnstromAnlagen and Siemens Transportation Systems have been awarded a 30m euro contract to install electrical equipment for 30 rectifier substations on Berlin’s S-Bahn.

Bombardier is to supply 26 two-car Talent DMUs to DB Regionalbahn Rheinland GmbH for 50m euros. Built in Aachen and G