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UK: Zeta Specialist Lighting and station maintenance contractor NG Bailey have installed 118 high bay and 208 wall washer LED lights at the Grade 1 listed St Pancras International station.
SWEDEN: National transport agency Trafikverket has awarded Rosehill Rail and its local partner Lesanco a two-year contract for the supply of rubber anti-trespass panels for installation at platform ends and level crossings.
INTERNATIONAL: On October 9 Chinese travel specialist Ctrip launched bookings for journeys on the RENFE network in Spain using the Amadeus platform. This marks another stage in the company’s expansion into the European rail travel market, where it works not only with Amadeus but with Rail Europe and directly with ...
UK: Passenger operator South Western Railway has opted to deploy Infor’s Enterprise Asset Management software as part of a project to consolidate and modernise its rolling stock maintenance processes. It will be hosted and supported by Infor partner Sapphire Systems, and is expected to go live with 200 users.
JAPAN: Automatic Train Operation is to be introduced on Tokyo’s Joban Line (Local) services next year, East Japan Railway announced on October 8.
NETHERLANDS: National passenger operator NS is to test attended automatic operation on the 50 km Hanze Line between Lelystad and Zwolle by the end of this year.