Siemens will Supply Railway Car for BTS Group

Siemens will Supply Railway Car for BTS Group
September 18, 2010 4:48 pm

Bangkok SkyTrain operator BTS Group has signed a THB2bn ($67m) contract with Siemens to supply 35 additional cars in order to expand its fleet of 35 three-car trains in Bangkok, Thailand.

The rail operator said the carriages will meet the expected growth in ridership on the Sukhumvit route following the opening of the On Nut-Baring extension in August 2011.
The cars will be delivered over the next 30 months, according to the Bangkok Post.
With the four-car trains, BTS expects the ridership on the Sukhumvit line to increase by 500,000 passengers a day from next 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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