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Coaches for Kochi Metro

Soon the production of rolling stocks for the Kochi metro rail will begin at the Alstom facility in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. The Kochi Metro Rail Limited is in the final stages of fixing the design of coaches, which will be unveiled within a few weeks. The cost of manufacturing each of the coaches, which will conform to the global ...

Kistler Group Hits the 300 Million Mark

The Kistler Group achieved sales of 319 million CHF in 2014, which corresponds to a growth of about 12 percent compared to the prior year. The Kistler Group currently employs over 1350 employees worldwide. CEO Rolf Sonderegger said that the company strategy has focussed on efficiency and innovation and shifted certain subunits to less expensive locations – for example, software development has been relocated to Bratislava. “At the same time, we are improving our competitiveness by setting up so-called ...

New C30 Movia metro design

Bombardier Transportation and the Stockholm Traffic Administration have unveiled the design of the new C30 Movia metro for the Swedish capital’s Red line. In June 2013, Bombardier secured a SEK5.1bn ($771m) order from Stockholm public transport body StorstockholmsLokaltrafik (SL) to supply 96 Movia trains to the Stockholm metro. The new metro trains are expected to increase Stockholm’s transport capacity and comfort by transporting around 60,000 passengers per hour. The new trains feature additional bi-parting doors for faster entry and exit, and a mixed, four-by-four seating ...

TomTom to deliver its real-time traffic updates

TomTom has announced today it will make its traffic services available to the South Korean car OEMs (Kia& SsangYong) in Europe. Through the partnership beginning in summer 2015 with the Kia cee’d and Kia Optima, Kia customers will benefit from the delivery of TomTom’s connected services at no additional cost for seven years after the purchase of a new Kia model. Kia drivers will now benefit from TomTom’s services, including ...

Moscow relies on real-time technology PTV Optima

With around 11.55 million inhabitants in central Moscow and 19 million when including the surrounding satellite suburbs, Moscow is one of the biggest cities in the world – and it has its fair share of traffic challenges too. Particularly during rush hour, the international metropolis has to contend with heavy congestion on its arterial and ring roads. To counter this, the city has opted to implement state-ofthe- art ...

Leading Transportation Organizations Join ITS America Leadership Circle

Five of the the US’s prestigious and innovative transportation organizations – AAA, General Motors, the Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, New York City Department of Transportation and Parkmobile – have joined the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Leadership Circle. “These companies and organizations represent the very best in transportation innovation and ingenuity”, Thomas E Kern, ITS America’s interim president said. The Leadership Circle brings together transportation and technology visionaries from ...

Smart Policing in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad Traffic Police is procuring 100 Body Wear Cameras to be used during enforcement work under its ‘Smart Policing’ initiative. According to the Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Jitender, high resolution audio-visuals will be recorded in the camera and stored in a memory card. Feeds can be seen live from the police control room through 4G technology. Use of wearable video cameras can bring measurable benefits to ...

Delta’s Display & Monitoring Solutions Support Namma Metro’s Operations Control Centre in Bangalore

Delta, a pioneer in display and monitoring technology and a global leader in thermal and power management solutions, announced high-end eight metre-wide rearprojection DLP® video wall solution, which has greatly improved the execution performance and efficiency of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL)’s Operations Control Centre (OCC). This innovative solution, which integrates both state-of-the-art display hardware and vision controller software developed by Delta, monitors the electrical grid powering the metro trains that run on the Bangalore ...

Smartcard for public transport in Mumbai

The government is keen on expediting the launch of the integrated ticketing system (ITS) in Mumbai, which means commuters can carry a single smartcard to travel by BEST buses, Metro and monorail in the near future. The all-in-one card will enable citizens and tourists to choose any mode of transport and travel with convenience. The ITS, if implemented, will benefit close to five million passengers. At present, nearly four million people travel by BEST buses while three lakh commute ...

Urban parking policy to come in effect

Madhya Pradesh will be implementing a state parking policy to ensure smooth and safe traffic in cities of the state. The objective of the urban parking policy is to increase pace of vehicles movement and making cities traffic jam-free. Parking projects will be chalked out on the basis of specific needs of various cities and would be practical and convenient for people. Under the policy, city-wise integrated parking infrastructure will be ...