Prosegur contract award to Petards for Metro Porto
7 November 2008
In partnership with Prosegur Tecnologia and close collaboration with its local agency partner Tradegal who has been actively involved in rail transportation in Portugal for more than 25 years.
Petards has been awarded a refurbishment contract to supply the eyeTrain Digital CCTV system on 72 Bombardier Eurotram vehicles operated by Transdev for Metro Porto. Petards will supply its leading on-board CCTV solution to Prosegur who will take responsibility for the installation, commissioning, service and support aspects of the project. Installation is expected to start next February and to be completed during 2009.
Commenting recently on the news, Bill Conn, CEO of the Petards Group said "We are delighted to work with Prosegur on such an important refurbishment project and once again this award not only confirms our position as the supplier of choice for on-board CCTV in the Portuguese rail market but also emphasises the importance of strong local partners such as Tradegal to help realise new opportunities."