Peoplemover & monorail – Page 3

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    Metro Report International

    BYD-built monorail opens in Yinchuan


    CHINA: The first domestically developed straddle monorail to enter revenue service in China opened on September 1 at the China Flower Expo Park in Yinchuan. The 5·7 km route with eight stations uses a fleet of seven three-car trainsets travelling at up to 80 km/h. Each trainset has capacity ...

  • Bombardier Transportation is to supply a total of 72 four-car trainsets to be used on two monorail lines being built in Bangkok.
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    Bombardier to supply Bangkok monorail vehicles


    THAILAND: Bombardier Transportation announced on August 14 that it is to supply driverless rolling stock and signalling for two monorail lines being developed in Bangkok. Northern Bangkok Monorail Co has signed a contract for 42 four-car trainsets for the 34·5 km Pink Line linking Khai Rai and Minburi. Eastern ...

  • CRRC Sifang has rolled out a prototype suspension monorail trainset.
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    CRRC Sifang rolls out suspension monorail prototype


    CHINA: CRRC Sifang has rolled out a prototype trainset for a suspension monorail that it is building in Hancheng. In November construction began on a 55 km north-south line linking the city centre and the airport. The supplier is offering the trainset in a three- or five-car version, with ...

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    London Luton Airport peoplemover approved


    UK: Luton Borough Council, the owner of London Luton Airport, has approved the construction of a 2·3 km automated peoplemover linking the terminal building with Luton Airport Parkway station. The cost is put at £200m, with the peoplemover due to open by the end of 2020. Replacing the current ...

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    Pisa Mover inaugurated


    ITALY: An automated peoplemover linking Galileo Galilei Airport with Pisa Centro railway station was inaugurated on March 18. Travel is free until March 26. Pisa Mover services take 4 min to complete the 1·8 km route, which includes an intermediate station at San Giusto/Aurelia, where there is a 1 ...

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    Metro Report International

    First Shanghai peoplemover train delivered


    CHINA: The first trainset for the automated peoplemover that will form the southern section of Shanghai metro Line 8 was delivered to the city on January 12. In June 2015 by Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co signed a turnkey contract with a 50:50 joint venture of Bombardier Transportation and ...

  • A 10 km extension of Chongqing monorail Line 3 north from Bijin to Jurenba opened on December 28.
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    Chongqing monorail extension opens


    CHINA: A 10 km extension of Chongqing monorail Line 3 north from Bijin to Jurenba opened on December 28. This takes Line 3 to a total of 66·5 km with 45 stations. Construction of the extension had begun in January 2013. Five of the six stations on the extension are ...

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    Generation 15 trainsets enter service in Wuppertal


    GERMANY: A ceremony at Kluse station on December 18 marked the entry into service of the first five Generation 15 vehicles on Wuppertal’s schwebebahn suspension monorail. The first Generation 15 car was presented in Wuppertal in November 2015. The 31 three-car sets are being supplied by Stadler Rail Valencia ...

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    Metro Report International

    Bangkok monorail PPP concessionaire selected


    THAILAND: The BSR joint venture of BTS Group, Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction and Ratchaburi Electricity Generating has been selected to build and operate two monorail lines in Bangkok under a PPP concession. BSR beat Bangkok Expressway & Metro, the operator of the Blue and Purple metro lines. The concession ...

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    Škoda to supply São Paulo monorail traction equipment


    BRAZIL: Škoda Electric has won a contract to supply traction equipment for the 10 five-car monorail vehicles that Scomi Engineering is supplying for São Paulo metro Line 17. The KC100m order follows the signing of a co-operation agreement between the two companies last year. According to Škoda, it ...

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    Keolis joint venture to operate Shanghai peoplemover


    CHINA: Shentong Metro Group has selected the Shenkai joint venture of its subsidiary Shanghai Shentong Consulting (51%) and Keolis (49%) for the operation of the automated peoplemover that will form the southern section of Shanghai metro Line 8. The contract signed on April 27 includes two years of pre-operational work ...

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    München Airport peoplemover inaugurated


    GERMANY: The automated peoplemover between München airport Terminal 2 and a new section of the terminal was officially inaugurated on April 22, ahead of its entry into regular service on April 26. Bombardier Transportation has supplied 12 Innovia 300 vehicles, Cityflo 650 automatic train control, telecoms, power supplies, platform ...

  • London Luton Airport Ltd released an image based on the Dubai metro to illustrate its plans for a fully-automated ‘guided light rail peoplemover’ linking the airport with Luton Airport Parkway station.

    Luton Airport peoplemover plan announced


    UK: Plans for a £200m fully-automated ‘guided light rail peoplemover’ linking Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway station were announced by airport owner London Luton Airport Ltd on April 15. This would support a £110m project to increase the airport’s capacity by 50% to 18 million passengers/year by 2020. LLAL ...

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    München airport peoplemover completes test run


    GERMANY: A test run of an automated peoplemover between München airport Terminal 2 and a future satellite facility was carried out on February 23. Bombardier has supplied 12 Innovia 300 vehicles under an €89m contract awarded in November 2011. The scope also includes supply of Cityflo 650 automatic train ...

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Model 330 automated trainset for Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Nippori-toneri Liner.

    Tokyo peoplemover to receive lightweight train


    JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has completed a five-car Model 330 automated rubber-tyre light metro trainset which is expected to enter service on the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Nippori-toneri Liner peoplemover next month. The cars have an unpainted double-skin aluminium body structure which is designed to be around 1·5 tonnes lighter ...

  • Scomi Engineering supplied 15 four-car monorail trainsets to Mumbai.
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    Scomi and Škoda Transportation sign partnership


    INTERNATIONAL: Czech company Škoda Transportation and Malaysian monorail and bus supplier Scomi Engineering have signed an agreement to collaborate in the development of mass rapid transit and light rail vehicles. ‘This collaboration by both parties will enable Scomi to participate in a wider range of transport projects’, said Kanesan ...

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    Shanghai peoplemover contract


    CHINA: Shanghai Shentong Metro Co has awarded a joint venture of Bombardier Transportation and CSR Nanjing Puzhen an 808m yuan turnkey contract to supply a 6·6 km automated peoplemover for Shanghai. The elevated alignment would run south from the terminus of metro Line 8 at Shendu Gonglu to the ...