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Alstom supplying core systems for China's driverless metro line

Posted on July 17, 2019

Nanjing Line 7 is the eighth driverless metro line in China including Alstom solutions.
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Nanjing Line 7 is the eighth driverless metro line in China including Alstom solutions.
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Alstom signed a contract with Nanjing Metro to provide traction systems and the train control and monitoring system (TCMS) for 318 metro cars that will run on Nanjing Line 7, the first driverless metro line in the Chinese city. Alstom, with its global experience in unattended train operation (UTO), will also provide technical review for the system.

Alstom will provide the OptONIX traction system, which was developed specifically for the Chinese market. Alstom’s joint venture, Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment Co. Ltd. (SATEE), will manufacture the traction systems with support from Alstom sites in Belgium, France, and India. Alstom’s joint venture in Xi’an, Xi’an Alstom Yongji Electric Equipment Co. Ltd will supply the traction motors.

Nanjing Line 7 is a key metro line in Nanjing’s metro network, which includes 27 stations that connect the southwest to the northeast of the city. According to the long-term metro network development plan of Nanjing, Line 7 will have interchange stations with 11 metro lines in the future.

Nanjing Line 7 is the eighth driverless metro line in China including Alstom solutions. The company has been present in Nanjing for 20 years as a major supplier of metros, traction systems, signaling systems, and services.

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