Further to the Letter of Intent signed between Thales and Egis 2 months ago, the two companies are pleased to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their regional cooperation in Transport activities.

In Asia, Thales delivers integrated communications & supervision solutions such as Operations Control Centers, telecoms, security, passenger’s information solutions, signalling and ticketing solutions.

Egis, through its regional expertise in eco urban and intercity transportation infrastructure design and engineering consultation services, aims to provide systems design integration in cooperation with Thales, among other topics.

Thales and Egis already share a common project, which is the MMSP, Metro Manila Subway ongoing project in Philippines wherein Thales provides telecom, security, passenger’s information and fare collection systems (AFC). Egis delivers overall integration and the Platform screen doors turnkey.

“We are very pleased to sign this MoU with Egis. This partnership demonstrates the key partner role played by Thales in Asia Pacific to help its customers meet the challenges they have to face. It proves also the high recognition of Thales expertise in rail domain. Finally, this collaboration will represent a significant step to modernize rail infrastructure in Asia Pacific.” Benoît Couture, Vice-President for Integrated Communications and Supervision activities, Thales

« We are delighted to sign this MoU with Thales, which reinforces our strong partnership in Asia,” said Philippe Schulzinger, Regional Director for Transportation in Asia for Egis ». Together, we will leverage our respective areas of expertise to offer innovative solutions that meet the needs of our clients and contribute to the development of the region’s rail infrastructures.” Philippe SCHULZINGER, Asia Regional Director, Business Line Transportation, Egis