INIT wins record order

Bus and tram telematics developer INIT keeps scoring wins, this week in Australia, and now in Germany

INIT wins record order
INIT wins record order

July 27, 2012

Transportation systems and electronic fare management developer INIT this month won the biggest order in its history, selected to deliver a contract worth $35 million Euro for Germany’s megalopolis Ruhr-Rhine region.

INIT just this week delivered a ground-breaking Australian project, installing a real time information system onboard a large Queensland route service operation supported by TransLink.

But the Clarks Logan City project across a fleet of 90, while significant locally, is much smaller than the German project which will cover four bus and tram fleets more than ten times larger in size and scale.

As the contractor for public transport operator Rheinbahn AG Düsseldorf, INIT will set up a terrestrial trunked radio system, known as a Tetra system, using Motorola equipment, and will also install an intermodal transport control system for the region’s bus and tram transport system.

The public transport network in the region carries 1.3 million passengers a day, operates 1,000 buses and trams and operates across four transport companies, of which Rheinbahn is the lead operator in the consortium.

When completed in four years from now, the Tetra trunked system using Motorola communications will see 2,000 radio subscribers communicating with each other across the network.

INIT released a statement this month which says the Rhur-Rhine project centred around the heavily populated Dusseldorf megalopolis, will be one of the largest telematics projects for public transport ever realized in Germany.

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