Ansaldo STS to Supply Brussels Metro Signalling System Renewal

Ansaldo STS announces that it has been signed the contract worth Euro 88 million with STIB (Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles) for the automatization of the lines 1&5, as part of the modernization programme of the Brussels metro (so called Pulsar project).

Ansaldo STS to Supply Brussels Metro Signalling System Renewal
October 8, 2016 12:50 pm

Within the modernization project Ansaldo STS will supply STIB with its Driverless CBTC based solutions, to increase the operational performance, efficiency and safety of the East-West metro axis (lines 1&5) with a total length of 35.5 km serving 37 stations, and a total fleet of 60 trains.

The framework agreement includes also optional lines 2 and 6.

The scope of work encompasses the study, design, production, full integration, tests and commissioning as well as training, maintenance and related services for the trackside and on-board systems and sub-systems.

Through this new contract, Ansaldo STS strengthens its position as global excellence for the CBTC technology.

The CEO of Ansaldo STS – Andy Barr stated that[quote font_size=”20″] “this is a significant order for the modernisation of the Brussels metro, because it adopts the most advanced solutions of CBTC Driverless, technological benchmark for the entire metro sector. This is the result of a global team’s work and determination to strengthen Ansaldo STS position as a global expert and reference within the rail industry for a sustainable urban mobility.”[/quote] is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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