First Great Western Contract Award

05 October 2007

Petards, the AIM listed developer of advanced surveillance systems, announces that it has been awarded a contract by train operator First Great Western for Petards eyeTrain™ on-board digital CCTV systems.|

The contract, which is worth over £1m, is for the supply of eyeTrain™ CCTV and installation services. The systems are to be fitted to 253 vehicles within First Great Western's fleet of trains. Deliveries are expected to commence towards the end of 2007 and will continue throughout 2008. As part of this contract Petards will be fitting forward facing cameras and its Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) systems both of which integrate into eyeTrain's system architecture.

Petards Chief Executive Bill Conn said "We are extremely pleased to have secured another significant contract from First Group and to be working with them on their programme to extend the coverage of onboard CCTV within their fleet. This contract award again demonstrates Petards' customers high regard for eyeTrain™ and our ability to provide innovative solutions for our customers, such as the addition of APC to the eyeTrain™ range."

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