New automated people movers for Singapore’s Land Transport Authority

Photo: Bombardier.
Photo: Bombardier.

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority for 19 new Innovia automated people mover (APM) cars.

The deal, worth €211 million, also includes the retrofitting of 13 existing Innovia APM cars, as well as delivering a signalling system upgrade for 14 stops on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (LRT) line.

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Bombardier Transportation’s vice-president for Southeast Asia Jayaram Naidu said: “Bombardier started delivering INNOVIA APM 100s for Bukit Panjang Line in 1999 and we are ready to continue meeting Singapore’s mobility needs with our high-performance rail vehicles, signalling systems and integrated fleet support.”

Since 2012, Bombardier has delivered 276 driverless Movia Metro cars for Singapore’s Downtown Line in addition to 13 driverless Innovia APM  cars for the Bukit Panjang LRT.

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