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Eflare Corp is supplying the New York subway with 22 000 compact handheld LED hazard warning beacons for use by track workers.

LED beacons certified for the New York subway

09 Jul 2019

USA: Eflare Corp is supplying the New York subway with 22 000 compact handheld LED hazard warning beacons for use by track workers. New York City Transit Authority worked with Eflare for more than three years to ensure the ... more

Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro.

Doha Metro depot protection systems rolled-out

08 Jul 2019

QATAR: Zonegreen has installed its Depot Personnel Protection System at three maintenance and stabling sites on the Doha Metro. The first installation was completed at the main Al Wakra heavy maintenance depot ready for the ... more

Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17.

Grand Paris Express passenger counters ordered

05 Jul 2019

FRANCE: Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and ... more

Masabi’s Justride SDK mobile ticketing purchasing platform has been integrated with the Jorudan journey planning and travel booking system.

Jorudan integrates Masabi mobile ticketing

03 Jul 2019

JAPAN: Masabi’s Justride SDK mobile ticketing purchasing platform has been integrated with the Jorudan journey planning and travel booking system, which has more than 10 million users throughout Japan. The initial deployment ... more

A prototype ‘next-generation’ metro car developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang using materials including carbon fibre has been tested in Qingdao.

CRRC tests carbon fibre metro car

02 Jul 2019

CHINA: A prototype ‘next-generation’ metro car developed by CRRC Qingdao Sifang using materials including carbon fibre has been tested in Qingdao, and plans are being developed for testing in other cities. CRRC unveiled a ... more