Bombardier has previously supplied Cityflo 650 to the Tianjin and Shenzhen metros.

CHINA: The Bombardier NUG Signalling Solutions Co joint venture of Bombardier Transportation and New United Group has won a 226m yuan contract to supply communications-based train control for Line 1 of the Changzhou metro.

Announcing the contract on December 6, Bombardier said that it was the first for the 50:50 joint venture that was established in 2015.

BNS will supply a Cityflo 650 system enabling ‘semi-automatic train operation’ on the 34 km north-south line, which has a design capacity of 950 000 passengers per day with trains running at a maximum speed of 80 km/h. Line 1 is due to open in 2019.