Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Beijer Electronics awarded WMATA contract

Beijer Electronics, through its subsidiary Westermo, won a $SEK30 million (US$4 million) contract from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to provide its new solution for IP communication (Westermo IP-train solution).

The order comprises communication equipment, such as switches and routers for 364 rail cars. First deliveries will take place during the fourth quarter 2013 and deliveries will run for two and a half years. There is potential for additional orders as part of WMATA's upgrade of the Washington-area train network.

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