Thales Sign Contract with Downer EDI Rail

Thales Sign Contract with Downer EDI Rail
December 8, 2007 10:14 am | Last Update: August 1, 2015 10:20 am

Thales has won a contract from train manufacturer Downer EDI Rail to supply information and communications systems on Sydney’s passenger rail network.

The contract includes integrating control of the train’s information system, brakes, doors, traction, air conditioning and fire detection system on the Sydney Suburban Passenger Vehicle PPP project.
Thales will also provide CCTV surveillance systems, voice and data applications including private radio communications, vehicle positioning system, passenger information and public address.
Downer EDI Rail will build 78 eight-car sets for Sydney’s CityRail as part of a AUD$3.6bn project, with the first PPP trains due to enter service in 2010. 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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