SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 01-02/2018

Traction and signalling system to the 1st driverless metro line in Chengdu

Februar 2018 | Redaktion

Alstom and its JVs in China, SATEE and CASCO, have been awarded two contracts by Chengdu Railway Corp. Ltd. to supply traction systems for 200 metro cars and CBTC signalling system for the entire line of Chengdu metro line 9 phase one, the city’s first driverless metro line. Two contracts are worth approximately 64 million EUR in total. The line is expected to start revenue service by the end of 2020. When it opens, Chengdu Line 9 phase one will be about 22 km long and have eleven stations. It will connect the city’s CBD area in the southwest with city’s West Railway station in the northwest....