A 6000m2 shopping mall and walkway at Basel SBB station was opened on August 21. Officially inaugurated on September 12, Railcity Basel improves access to the platforms and has a range of retail outlets.

India’s Central Railway has introduced automated ticket vending machines at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji station.

Implementation of the Lennon revenue allocation system for UK train operating companies was completed in August. It will handle over £3·5bn of passenger revenue a year from 27 operators (RG 5.02 p245).

American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with DB for transport between Frankfurt Airport and 10 German cities.