SOUTH KOREA: MediaZen is developing a voice-activated ticket vending machine which will provide passengers with a non-contact means to buy tickets by speaking either Korean or English.
USA: Norfolk Southern is using the Waze mobile app to target safety messages at motorists approaching level crossings.
SPAIN: Indra has deployed contactless EMV bank card payment on RENFE’s Málaga suburban services.
EUROPE: A memorandum of understanding committing to the EU-wide deployment of a digital automatic coupler by 2030 was signed by representatives of the European rail freight sector on September 18.
UK: A construction site access control system which uses non-contact facial recognition is being tested by Brent Cross West station contractor VolkerFitzpatrick.
UK: Network Rail has become a Tier 1 member of the National Composites Centre as part of the Futura project to develop a composite footbridge based on a concept designed by Marks Barfield Architects and COWI.
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