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The latest business news from the global urban rail supply industry.

CRRC begins construction of Chicago factory

17 Mar 2017

USA: CRRC Sifang America held a groundbreaking ceremony for its rolling stock assembly plant in Chicago on March 16. CRRC intends the 35 390 m2 factory in the Hegewisch district of southeast Chicago to become ... more

Singapore contactless ticketing pilot to begin in March

01 Mar 2017

SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority and Mastercard will launch an account-based fare payment pilot on March 20. This will allow passengers to use contactless credit and debit cards for fare payments on the metro and buses. LTA ... more

Cubic Transportation Systems ‘inevitably learned a lot’  from the roll-out of contactless payment in London.

London’s contactless payment goes global

01 Mar 2017

CONTACTLESS: Cubic Transportation Systems ‘inevitably learned a lot about the processes of the payment industry’ through working with Transport for London on the roll-out of contactless payment, John Hill, Managing ... more