Thales Eyes Australian and New Zealand Rail Markets

18 November 2009 (Last Updated November 18th, 2009 18:30)

French group Thales has formed an alliance with Australian firm Downer EDI's rail division to promote rail signalling and transport security solutions in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership is expected to enable fast local deployment and migration of innovative rail technologies

French group Thales has formed an alliance with Australian firm Downer EDI's rail division to promote rail signalling and transport security solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

The partnership is expected to enable fast local deployment and migration of innovative rail technologies by combining the capabilities of the two firms.

The alliance offers a comprehensive, proven range of rail products, systems and services, covering all aspects of train technology for the Australian and New Zealand markets, Thales said.