World rail market May 2014
France: SNCF has awarded Armor-Lux a contract to supply new uniforms for 33000 customer-facing personnel.
Netherlands: Thales is to install and maintain 153 ticket gates and 45 ticket vending machines on Amsterdam’s North-South metro line. The gates will feature a 3D camera instead of beam sensors, which Thales says will improve passenger flow and security.
Turkey: Tenders have been called for the construction of a railway test facility at Alpu near Eskiehir.
USA: Transport agency TriMet has awarded INIT a contract to implement smart card ticketing for light rail, commuter rail and bus services in Portland, Oregon.
As part of an regenerated energy recovery project, EPX is installing Ioxus ultracapacitors in 20 ft shipping containers on the Long Island Rail Road network.