Cubic Transportation Systems is providing advanced electronic gating systems at eight stations in the north of England after being awarded a contract by train operator Northern.

The technology firm has announced it is to supply a total of 52 gates across the stations, each equipped with ITSO-compliant smart card and barcode reading capabilities. The gates will also accept traditional magnetic tickets.

Cubic has already completed the installation of electronic gating systems at two stations – Wigan Wallgate and Liverpool Lime Street.

“We are delighted to have Cubic on board, and with the dedication of the entire team, including Network Rail and our contractors, they were able to meet our requested deadline and complete the gate installation of these first two stations in less than two months,” commented Northern managing director Alex Hynes.

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