Bombardier and CSR Puzhen sign automated people mover system contract

INNOVIA Automated PeopleMoverBombardier Transportation and CSR Puzhen Joint Venture has received an order from the Shanghai Shentong Metro Co. Ltd for a turnkey BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover (APM) system, including 44 INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover vehicles.
The total value of the contract with Shanghai Shentong Metro Co. Ltd. is 808 million Chinese Renminbi (EUR 114 million) with Bombardier Transportation’s direct share valued at approximately 89 million Chinese Renminbi (EUR 13 million). Bombardier Transportation owns 50% of the shares in CSR Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Ltd. and the joint venture is controlled by Bombardier Transportation’s partner CSR Nanjing Puzhen Co. Ltd.
The new 6.6 km, dual-lane elevated, driverless INNOVIA APM 300 system with six stations will serve as an extension to the existing Shanghai Metro Line 8. It will connect the large residential district of Pujiangzhen to the Line 8 interchange at the Shendu Highway Station. System opening is planned for December 2017.
The consortium will supply the electrical and mechanical (E&M) scope for the turnkey system, including 44 INNOVIA APM 300 vehicles, the BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) system as well as the Operations Control Centre. The 44 vehicles will be manufactured in China, configured into 11 four-car trains and feature inter-car gangways.

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