July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p21
Trade Publication
This section offers international news briefs related to the rail industry as of July 2010, which include the decision of the Transport for London to make available feeds of live data for the independent development of commercial information applications in England, the Positive Train Control grounding kit developed by Erico for protecting signaling towers from lightning strikes, and the 38-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) offered by GDS Displays for outdoor applications like next train indicators.


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