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CHINA: Nanjing Metro has awarded Siemens a contract to supply its Trainguard MT automatic train protection for Line S9 of the Nanjing metro.

CBTC, CCTV and passenger information data will be transferred using an LTE network supplied by TD-Tech, a company jointly owned by Nokia and Huawei.

Due to open at the end of 2017, the 52 km Line S9 would link the southern end of Line S1 with Gaochun district. Trains will run at up to 120 km/h.