This month Prysmian Tianjin Cables Co will supply Changchun Railway Vehicles Co with the first cables to be delivered under a €11·5m contract announced in July. The cables will be used in the construction of 51 eight-car CA250 trains which Changchun is assembling in China, and an initial nine sets which Alstom will supply from Savigliano in Italy (RG 1.06 p19).

Prysmian Cables & Systems, Italy

London Underground PPP contractor Metronet Rail has installed 91 twin 58W T8 lamps and 74 single lamps to illuminate the platforms at Bow Road station on London’s District Line. The streamlined shape of the lamp housings reduces the strain which is placed on the mountings by the air pressure waves from passing trains.

WRTL Exterior Lighting, UK