Poland: PKP Cargo has expanded its drone fleet with Dron House’s Bielik 3·5 kg carbon fibre design. Last year it began using DJI Phantom 3 and Eagle drones to monitor its trains, and has reported a 50% reduction in cargo theft.
South Africa: Transnet is to use GE’s Predix platform to obtain real-time information on the status of shipments and to migrate processes such as payment, customs and inspection from paper to digital formats.
UK: Network Rail has awarded Interserve a £65m five-year contract to manage facilities at 11 major stations, the first time it has awarded one large contract rather than multiple deals.
USA: San Francisco Muni has extended Alstom’s inventory control contract for two years for €14·5m.
Corys is to supply two training simulators to New Jersey Transit.