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Netherlands abolishes paper train tickets THE Netherlands became one of the first countries to switch completely to contactless smartcard fare collection on July 8, when paper tickets were abolished on the mainline network after 175 years.
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CISCO, a US IT specialist, has launched its internet of things system based on six technology pillars which, when combined together, should help to reduce the complexity of digitalisation for the railway industry.Cisco estimates that...
rail-benefits-from-new-south-wales-budget
THE New South Wales (NSW) state government has allocated funding for rail projects in its 2015-16 budget as part of its plan to increase infrastructure spending, with $A 38bn ($US 29.3bn) allocated over the next...
thales-launches-modular-fare-collection-system
IRJ at UITP 2015, Milan: Thales unveiled its new TransCity modular fare collection system at the UTP exhibition which it says is the first in the world to be cloud-ready.TransCity is designed to enable operators...
lusail-light-rail-systems-contract-awarded
QATARI Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC), which is carrying out construction of the four-line light rail network in the new Qatari city of Lusail, has awarded Thales a contract to deliver an integrated supervision, telecommunications, security...
indra-signs-fare-collection-contract-in-riyadh
TICKETING supplier Indra has signed a € 266m contract to provide all ticketing and access control infrastructure for the new public transport network currently under construction in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Indra will implement...