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    Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co orders more rubber-tyre light metro trainsets


    JAPAN: Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering a contract to supply a further 13 six-car Series 7000 Automated Guideway Transit rubber-tyre trainsets to replace existing vehicles on the 18·4 km New Transit Line 1, known as the Astram Line. The ...

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    Bangkok Gold Line peoplemover car delivered


    THAILAND: Bangkok Mass Transit System has taken delivery of the first of three two-car Bombardier Transportation Innovia 300 automated peoplemover sets for the future Gold Line The 2·7 km first phase of the Gold Line will connect the existing BTS Green (Silom) ...

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    High-capacity vehicles ordered for Nippori-Toneri Liner


    Source: Annakaharuna/CC BY-SA JAPAN: Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering a contract on June 16 covering the supply of a further 12 five-car Series 330 trainsets for the Nippori-Tonerei Liner rubber-tyred automated guideway transit line, which runs 9·7 km from Nippori ...

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    California awards grants to drive modal shift


    USA: The California State Transportation Agency has awarded $500m in capital grants for 17 ‘transformative’ rail and public transport projects under its Transit Intercity Rail Capital Program. The grants announced on April 21 are intended to support design and construction works, and will be ...

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    Frankfurt Airport peoplemover operations and upgrading contract signed


    GERMANY: Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport has awarded Bombardier Transportation a €103m contract to continue operating and maintaining the SkyLine peoplemover for a further 10-years, and to modernise the signalling system with the deployment of its Cityflo 650 communications-based train control. Cityflo 650 is in operation ...

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    Beijing Capital International Airport peoplemover to be upgraded


    CHINA: A consortium of CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems and Bombardier NUG Signalling Solutions Co has been awarded a 215m yuan contract to upgrade the automated peoplemover at Beijing Capital International Airport. This includes upgrading 18 existing Bombardier Innovia APM 100 cars and supplying an additional ...

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    AirTrain JFK peoplemover contract renewed


    USA: Port Authority of New York New Jersey has renewed Bombardier Transportation’s contract to operate and maintain the AirTrain JFK peoplemover at John F Kennedy International Airport. The contract announced on December 30 is worth $309m over five years. Bombardier was part of ...

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    Luton Airport peoplemover bridge installed


    UK: A bridge that will carry the future Luton DART peoplemover over the A1081 road has been slid into place by contractor VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier. The 80 m long, 1 000 tonne structure had been assembled off-site over eight months, and was then moved around 900 m to ...

  • Bombardier Transportation is to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport.
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    SFO AirTrain operating contract awarded


    USA: The City & County of San Francisco has awarded Bombardier Transportation a new contract to operate and maintain the SFO AirTrain automated peoplemover at San Francisco International Airport. The contract is worth $220m over 10 years, and has an option for an additional five years. Bombardier supplied the SFO ...

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    Peoplemover opens at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport


    RUSSIA: An automated peoplemover opened at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on May 3. The 2 km cable-driven peoplemover links the newly opened Terminal B with terminals D, E and F on an underground alignment. Doppelmayr built the US$243m peoplemover and is providing 15 years of operations and maintenance under ...

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    Luton DART airport peoplemover construction begins


    UK: A groundbreaking ceremony on April 17 offically launched construction of the £225m Luton DART peoplemover which will link Luton Airport Parkway station with the airport terminal. Civil works for the 2·1 km line are being undertaken by a joint venture of VolkerFitzpatrick and Kier. The double-shuttle, fully-automated cable-driven ...

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    Driverless peoplemover opens in Shanghai


    CHINA: Shanghai’s Pujiang Line automated peoplemover opened to passengers on March 31. The 6·6 km elevated route runs from the southern terminus of metro Line 8 at Shendu Gonglu to Huizhenlu in Pujiang, serving six stations. The line is expected to carry 73 000 passengers a day, with services running ...

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    Bombardier wins Bukit Panjang upgrade contract


    SINGAPORE: Land Transport Authority has awarded Bombardier a S$344·3m contract to upgrade the Bukit Panjang peoplemover. This will include new vehicles, signalling and electrification. Work is due to commence this year on modernising the 7·8 km automated line in the northwest of the city. The new vehicles and signalling ...

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    Los Angeles airport peoplemover bidder selected


    USA: A consortium of ACS Infrastructure Development (Iridium), Dragados USA, Hochtief PPP Solutions, Flatiron, Fluor, Balfour Beatty and Bombardier has been selected as preferred bidder for a PPP concession to build and operate a peoplemover at Los Angeles International Airport. The $1·95bn concession covers the construction and 25 years ...

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    Denver airport peoplemover contract renewed


    USA: The City & County of Denver has renewed its contract for Bombardier Transportation to provide operations and maintenance for the peoplemover at Denver International Airport. The $150m seven-year contract takes effect on January 1 2018. Bombardier supplied the Innovia APM automated system and has been operating and maintaining ...

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    Siemens to supply Bangkok airport peoplemover fleet


    THAILAND: Interlink Communication has awarded Siemens a contract to supply rolling stock and signalling for a peoplemover to be built at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Due to open in 2020, the 1 km driverless peoplemover will connect the current terminal with a new terminal. Siemens is to supply six ...

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    Shanghai Pudong airport peoplemover operations contract


    CHINA: The Shanghai Keolis joint venture of Shanghai Shentong Metro Group (51%) and Keolis (49%) has been awarded a 20-year contract to operate and maintain the planned airport peoplemover at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Due to open in June 2019, the 7·8 km route would link the two existing ...

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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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    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 ...