Poland: Scheidt & Bachmann has a 5·7m złoty contract to supply PKP PLK with a control centre simulator which will enable staff to be trained to handle emergency scenarios.

Slovakia: National passenger operator ZSSK has awarded sole bidder Wagon Slovakia Košice a €15·4m four-year contract to provide onboard services on restaurant, bistro and sleeping cars.

South Africa: Gautrain Management Agency has commissioned SMEC, DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and Deloitte to undertake studies for possible extensions.

UK: Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems is to supply platform screen doors for seven underground Crossrail stations for £28m.