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World rail market February 2011

11 Feb 2011

Colombia: Steer Davies Gleave has won a 500m peso contract to revise ridership forecasts for the proposed Bogotá metro, updating a 2008 study by Sener and TMB.

France: Egis Rail has won a €32m project management contract for Rennes metro Line B (RG 12.10 p16).

India: Hyderabad metro concessionaire Larsen & Toubro has selected a consortium of Feedback Ventures, Aecom Asia and Aecom India to provide engineering support (RG 8.10 p18).

Italy: Andrews Solutions has completed installation of 2G and 3G wireless technology on 60 Trenitalia ETR500 trainsets.

USA: Bombardier has won contracts totalling US$128m to operate and maintain its Innovia APM 100 peoplemovers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston until 2015, and at Denver International Airport for a further seven years until 2017.

Rail Safety Consulting is to provide FRA safety compliance services for Parsons’ roll-out of PTC at Los Angeles Metrolink (RG 12.10 p8).