World rail market April 2014
France: SNCF Gares & Connexions has awarded Selecta a 10-year contract to operate 2150 snack vending machines at 819 stations.
RATP has awarded Thales a contract to supply CCTV for 1 000 Paris trams and buses.
International: Faiveley is to supply platform screen doors for Ho Chi Minh City metro Line 1 in Vietnam and Santiago Lines 3 and 6 in Chile.
Netherlands: Thales is to install 153 ticket gates and 45 ticket vending machines for the Amsterdam metro north-south line.
Poland: PKP PLK has awarded WYG International a 1·7m złoty contract to undertake a feasibility study for the expansion of rail facilities at the port of Gdynia.
Koleje Slaskie has ordered 45 mobile ticket terminals from PKP Informatyka.
UK: DHL has entered the rail catering market with a £30m three-year contract to manage Virgin Trains’ food supply chain.
USA: Fort Worth & Western Railroad has awarded Atkins a contract to oversee safety and minimise the effects of a road expansion project which will affect its route.