CTA installs cameras across Red and Blue line subway stations.(www.railway-technology.com)

CTA installs cameras across Red and Blue line subway stations 
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has completed the installation of 1,000 high-definition (HD) surveillance cameras across the Red and Blue line subway stations to help reduce the crime rate.

Switzerland grants operating licence to Giruno high-speed train 
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) has issued an operating licence to the Stadler-built SMILE high-speed train.

Deutsche Bahn calls on Siemens and Bombardier over train defects 
German railway company Deutsche Bahn has asked rolling stock manufacturers Siemens and Bombardier to fix quality issues with its newly arrived fleet of ICE 4 high-speed trains.

UK to invest £300m to improve disability access at 73 railway stations 
The Department for Transport (DfT) in the UK has revealed plans to invest £300m through the Access for All funding programme to improve disability access across 73 stations in the country.