Australia: PTA Transperth has selected NEM Solutions’ Laser Profiler and Aura data tool to manage wheel wear.

China: Beijing Dragon Railway Transit Equipment has ordered 50 MiniProf units from Greenwood Engineering, the Danish firm’s biggest order for wheel profile measuring tools.

Hungary: MÁV has commissioned a HF350m consolidated telecoms system supplied by NETvisor.

India: Ircon has appointed Mott MacDonald to conduct pre-feasibility studies for a PPP to develop a 300 km/h high speed line between Delhi, Agra, Lucknow, Varanasi and Patna.

Ireland: Last month Icomera and FleetConnect began rolling out wi-fi on 67 inter-city coaches used on IÉ’s Dublin – Cork route. Expansion to Dublin commuter services is under consideration.

UK: High Speed Two Ltd has appointed Aecom company Davis Langdon to produce a cost and risk model to support the case for a Y-shaped high speed line from London to northern England.