Trensurb, the Porto Alegre urban train company, awarded Hytera a contract to provide latest Tetra communications system to the metro of the capital city of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Teltronic Brazil, a subsidiary of Hytera, will provide the Tetra system, that is based on the Teltronic Nebula System, composed of one main controller and one redundant, six base stations, 18 train borne radios, and a CeCoCo integrated command and control solution.
The new system will modernize voice and data communication along the metro lines, replacing the legacy analogue system. It fully meets the requirements of ANATEL, Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency, and more functionalities are made available, such as GPS positioning, transmission of data messages, and secure and efficient communication.
Trensurb operates in the segment of urban and metropolitan passenger transport with a line of Urban Trains with extension of 43.8 km, in the north axis of the Metropolitan Region of Porto Alegre, with 22 stations and a fleet of 40 trains. It also operates the first line of the Automated People Mover technology, in commercial operation, connecting Trensurb Airport Station to Terminal 1 of Salgado Filho International Airport (Salgado Filho Station).