Vix ERG Wins Saudi Arabia AFC ContractBy Vix Technology, PRNE
Monday, September 20, 2010
MELBOURNE, Australia, September 22, 2010 - Bombardier Transportation has awarded Vix ERG with the contract to supply
and install the Automated Fare Collection System for the King Abdullah
Financial District Monorail Project in Saudi Arabia.
The contract, worth more than EUR 4.6 million, includes the installation
of Vix ERG's award winning eBrio AFC solution and the supply of Fare Gates,
Ticket Vending Machines, Ticket Office Machines and associated equipment for
the INNOVIA Monorail 300 System being installed by Bombardier. The complete
Monorail System has a rapid implementation schedule with revenue service
scheduled to commence in 2012.
"This contract award in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reinforces our
position as a global leader in the supply and installation of Automated Fare
Collection Systems and we are glad to have the opportunity to work again with
Bombardier in delivering the AFC portion of their monorail system supply
project after having worked successfully with them on similar projects
previously" said Vix ERG CEO, Steve Gallagher.
About Vix ERG
Vix ERG is an Australian-based company and a member of the Vix Technology
Group of companies. The company is a global player in the Automated Fare
Collection and Payments industry in transit and delivers solutions ranging
from turnkey solutions for small bus operators to large multi-operator,
multi-modal solutions supporting large cities or entire countries.
Vix ERG has delivered solutions in over 200 cities or regions in 25
countries around the world including Melbourne, Oslo, Seattle, Stockholm,
Salt Lake City, Sydney, Las Vegas, Aberdeen, Bordeaux, Strasbourg,
Luxembourg, Brussels and Gothenburg.
Vix ERG has offices and agencies in 15 cities around the world, employing
around 600 people.
About Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the
broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and
services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4
technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy
and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve
total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in
Berlin, Germany and has a presence in over 60 countries. It has an installed
base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.
For more information, photography or to arrange an interview contact:
Nick Crews Marketing Communications Manager Vix Technology Pty. Ltd. Tel: +61-2-9018-4354 email@example.com www.vix-erg.com
Nick Crews, Marketing Communications Manager, Vix Technology Pty. Ltd., +61-2-9018-4354, ncrews at vixtechnology.com
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