Brazil: TagMaster has won a SKr3·3m contract to supply Bombardier with RFID readers for the 24 km Expresso Tiradentes monorail being built in São Paulo.

Canada: Toronto Transit Commission has awarded NEM Solutions a contract to supply a metro wheel flat detection system.

China: IHI and Niigata Transys have been awarded a ¥8bn contract to extend an automated peoplemover at Hong Kong airport and supply 16 cars by 2015.

India: Nencki has won its largest ever contract, to supply rail welding lines for the modernisation of SAIL’s Bhilai steel plant.

Nepal: Korean firm Chungsuk Engineering has been selected to undertake studies for an east-west railway and Kathmandu metro (RG 11.11 p7).

UK: CrossCountry has awarded Nomad Digital a contract to install wi-fi on its five HST sets and 57 Bombardier Voyager DEMUs.

USA: The Federal Transit Administration has appointed Delcan to evaluate the implementation of CBTC on heavy and light rail lines, assessing the benefits and determining the possibility of replacing conventional track circuits.