Belgium: A consortium of Systra, Geste and Tractebel is to provide consultancy services for the modernisation of Brussels metro lines 1 and 5.

Brazil: CRRC Times Electric is to supply platform screen doors for São Paulo metro Line 17.

Germany: IVU Traffic Technologies has signed a framework agreement to replace all DB Regio’s planning and dispatching systems with IVU.rail

Netherlands: NS has signed a three-year contract to use Hit Rail’s MPLS-based Hermes Virtual Private Network and migrate its connection with the BeNe Rail International ticketing joint venture to the Hermes VPN.