India: Indra and local partner Keltron have won a €6m contract to supply gates and contactless ticketing systems for Kolkata's North-South metro line.

New Zealand: Consultancy GHD has been appointed to identify options for developing rail or bus transport to Auckland International Airport.

Panama: Systra has been awarded an 18 month contract to carry out civil engineering design studies for Panamá City's 13·7 km automated metro project. The line is due to open by the end of 2013.

USA: TUV Rheinland Rail Services has been subcontracted by Batelle to provide engineering services relating to the independent safety assessment of NYCT's Flushing Line CBTC upgrade.

Maryland Transit Administration has awarded a joint venture of Aecom and Rummel, Klepper & Kahl an eight-year $60m contract to provide programme management for transport projects including the Red and Purple lines and Corridor Cities Transitway.