Siemens Mobility, with consortium partners ST Engineering and BES Engineering Corporation, was awarded a contract to deliver the signalling and communication systems for two new stations at Taoyuan Airport terminal three, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Under the contract, Siemens Mobility will provide the signalling system, which will include CBTC that will allow for automated train operations (ATO). Two stations, with an option for a third, and 20 trains will be equipped. The first station will be commissioned in September 2022, the second is planned for in June 2024.
ST Engineering’s Electronics sector will provide its smart rail electronics solutions including SCADA, platform screen doors, maintenance management system as well as an integrated suite of communication systems. BES Engineering will provide the power supply system.
The airport currently services more than 45 million passengers and with the opening of terminal three capacity is expected to grow to up to 86 million passengers per year. The mass transit system will provide access to the terminal for both current and future passengers.
Siemens Mobility is also delivering Taoyuan City a fully automated metro, including the link to Taoyuan International Airport and the Green Line, which includes 27.8 km with 21 stations. The system also operates with CBTC technology.