World rail market February 2014
Australia: Sydney Trains is to deploy DeltaRail’s VIEW automated wheel and brake monitoring systems.
Norway: NSB has appointed HaCon to supply a Hafas real-time door-to-door journey planner.
Poland: T-Mobile is to provide internet access and entertainment services on 300 PKP Intercity coaches; a total of 1 500 will eventually be equipped.
AMS and Ströer have been awarded a 200m złoty PPP contract, partly funded by advertising, to provide shelters at 1580 Warszawa tram and bus stops. There will be three designs, including ‘basic’ and ‘vintage’.
Turkey: Indra Systems has been awarded a €42m contract to supply a timetable planning and high speed line traffic monitoring system to TCDD.
USA: Accenture has been awarded a $184m contract to replace the Washington metro fare collection system, which will in future handle chip credit cards, federal government identity cards and NFC.