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Bombardier wins $96M Brazil signaling contract

Posted on September 22, 2011

Bombardier Transportation won an order to deliver its Cityflo 650 signaling system for Line 5 of the São Paulo Metro in Brazil. The new system will enable trains to circulate safely with a short 75-second headway, therefore maximizing the line capacity.

The contract, with a value of $96 million, was awarded by Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo (CMSP). As well as being an important new project in the Brazilian and South American market, this award also consolidates Bombardier as a market leader in communication-based train control (CBTC) with 14 lines in operation and eight lines in delivery.

This new contract builds on Bombardier’s growing signaling presence in Brazil and will provide a benchmark for CBTC performance in heavy metro. The Cityflo 650 solution is also being installed as part of the Bombardier Innovia Monorail 300 system for the new São Paulo Metro Line 2 Expresso Tiradentes extension, and a Cityflo 350 mass transit solution is being delivered for the Salvador Metro.

A Bombardier EBI Lock 950 computer-based interlocking (CBI) system is also in operation at Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos’ (CPTM’s) Bras station, the busiest in São Paulo, as part of the Interflo 200 mainline solution being delivered for the CPTM. In May, the first European Rail Traffic Management (ERTMS) contract in South America was announced for Bombardier’s Interflo 250 ERTMS Level 1 solution on the Rio de Janeiro commuter train network.

The scope of the project comprises the turnkey design, supply, installation and commissioning of a Cityflo 650 solution for the existing 5.2 miles of line with six stations plus the extension of the line by 7.2 miles with 11 new stations and a total of 34 new trains. Equipment and services will be provided and delivered by the experienced Bombardier teams in Brazil, Spain and the U.S.

 

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