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Alstom's Chinese joint venture wins signaling contract

Posted on May 25, 2011

Alstom and its Chinese joint venture CASCO was awarded two contracts by Shanghai Shentong Metro Co. Ltd. and Kunming Rail Transit Co. Ltd. to supply advanced signaling systems for the Shanghai metro line 16 and the Kunming metro line 1, respectively.

With these two contracts, Alstom and CASCO are maintaining their strong presence in China's first tier cities, while expanding into second tier cities.

Alstom, together with CASCO, will deliver the Urbalis CBTC (Communications Based Train Control) technology, which is an advanced train control system that integrates network communications with data transmission by radio.

The Urbalis CBTC system optimizes the running speed of trains, permits the shortest headways between trains and manages accurate station stopping while ensuring safety, according to Alstom.

 

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