Brazil: EKE-Electronics is supplying an integrated ethernet-based TCMS, PIS, PA and CCTV system including a 16 GB crash-proof video recorder for the modernisation of 25 São Paulo metro Line 3 trainsets. It is also supplying 16 GB crash-proof video recorders for 54 new Line 15 monorail trains.

India: Mumbai Metro One has appointed SGS to provide safety audit, management and supervision services for the 12 km VAG elevated metro project.

Russia: Siemens is to assist Uralvagonzavod in the implementation of product lifecycle-based business processes.

Saudi Arabia: Yapi Merkezi Saudi has ordered a Rafamet UDA 125N wheel lathe for €1m.

USA: Using Tigger funding, Los Angeles MTA has awarded Vycon a $3·6m contract to provide a flywheel Wayside Energy Storage Substation for Westlake/MacArthur Park station.