Glasgow Metro Decides for Train Acquisition and Signalization

The Glasgow Metro Decided for Train Acquisition and Signaling: A new agreement was signed between the Glasgow operator of the city of Glasgow, the SPT, and the consortium of Stadler Bussnang and Ansaldo STS. According to the agreement signed for 200 million pounds, Stadler Bussnang and Ansaldo STS 17 will produce driverless subway vehicles and will undertake the signaling of the line.
Gordon Maclennan, general manager of SPT, said that the agreement has a crucial role for modernization of the Glasgow subway. Circular line with 10,4 km in length with 1220 mm rail clearance. Companies will also change the signaling equipment, control systems and control center of the line as an automated system. Under the project, which will be contributed by the Scottish government, the metro trains will be launched in 2020.


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