Siemens will Supply ATCS for Wiener Linien

Siemens will Supply ATCS for Wiener Linien
December 1, 2009 8:07 pm

Austrian capital city Vienna’s mass transit operator Wiener Linien has signed Siemens Mobility to supply an automatic train control system for the Vienna underground.

The €25m contract is for the fourth phase of the underground’s extension project, which involves extending the U1 line by 6km to the south and U2 by 4km to the east.
Siemens will supply electronic interlockings for the line extensions as well as for the underground’s oldest maintenance depot and integrate all of the new interlockings in the central control room.
The company will use its computer-aided signalling element control system with the LZB513 continuous automatic train control system and the Vicos OC111 operations control system.
Work is scheduled to begin in 2010 and finish in 2015.
The existing 70km Viennese metro system has five lines and 85 stations, and carries nearly 500 million passengers a year. 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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