Vislink signs deal to provide video communications technology to rail industry.(www.railway-technology.com) 

MTR secures contract to operate Melbourne Train System in Australia
Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), a 60% owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based rail operator MTR, has secured a new seven-year franchise from the Government of Victoria to operate and maintain the Melbourne train system in Australia.

Siemens to install new transformer on 24 DB-Regio Mireo trains 
Siemens is set to install the new ‘Tractronic Thinity’ railway transformer for the first time on-board 24 DB-Regio trains based on the Mireo train platform from 2020.

Vislink signs deal to provide video communications technology to rail industry 
Wireless video solutions provider xG Technology’s Vislink business has entered an agreement with Panasonic System Solutions Europe to provide video communications technology for an assortment of rail projects.

Ontario to upgrade Stouffville GO corridor 
The Government of Ontario in Canada plans to improve GO Transit network by upgrading Agincourt, Milliken and Unionville GO stations along the Stouffville GO corridor.