Bombardier Signs 255 Million USD Contracts to Supply, Operate and Maintain an Automated People Mover System in Phoenix, USA.
Bombardier Transportation has signed contracts with the City of Phoenix for the supply and operations and maintenance of a BOMBARDIER INNOVIA automated people mover (APM) system at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
The design-build contract, valued at approximately $186 million US (133 million euros), includes the design and supply of all of the system-wide Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) equipment, and the construction and equipping of the Operations and Maintenance and Storage Facility (OMSF).
Under a separate operate-maintain contract, valued at approximately $69 million US (50 million euros), Bombardier will provide operation and maintenance services for 10 years. Completion of stage one of the 3.5-kilometre (2.2-mile) PHX SkyTrain is scheduled in 2012.
Bombardier Transportation’s facility, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will be responsible for the design and supply of the 18 driverless INNOVIA vehicles, BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 automatic train control, power supply and distribution and communications systems; and the OMSF; as well as project management, systems engineering and integration, and test and commissioning.
Bombardier’s highly reliable automated people movers have served commuters in major cities and international airports around the world for over 35 years.
As the global leader in rail technology, Bombardier Transportation offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility.
Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and has a presence in over 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.
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