Australia: Aurizon is to deploy Trimble’s R2M remote diagnostic and P2M planning and performance systems. The companies also plan to pilot enhanced infrastructure and rolling stock monitoring and analytics.

Czech Republic: A Hegenscheidt underfloor wheel lathe has been installed by Strabag at ČD’s passenger rolling stock depot in Praha.

Germany: Regional economic development organisation IHK Ostbrandenburg has commissioned ETC Gauff Mobility to study the potential market for improved passenger and freight services on the Ostbahn route between Berlin and Kostrzyn in Poland.

UK: Journey PAL has been awarded government funding to develop an app providing disabled passengers and carers with ‘relevant, reliable advice’ on how accessible a specific station is.

USA: San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission has selected Cubic Transportation Systems to modernise its Clipper fare system.