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Fri, 22 June 2018

Shenzhen Airport Orders APM System for Terminal 3

Bombardier's Chinese joint venture, CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS), has been awarded a contract from Shenzhen Airport to provide an Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 system.

Since opening in 2013, Shenzhen airport’s Terminal 3 has seen rapid passenger growth, surpassing 45 million passengers by the end of 2017, and is estimated to handle up to 82 million passengers by 2025.

The PBTS joint venture will deliver an Integrated System Package, including 18 cars, for a 2.6 km APM line connecting an airside satellite to Shenzhen Airport’s existing Terminal 3.

Bombardier's Chinese joint venture, CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS), has been awarded a contract from Shenzhen Airport to provide an Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 system. Click to enlarge.

The total contract is valued at approximately 453 million CNY (US$70 million) with the APM system scheduled to enter service in 2020.

Jianwei Zhang, President, Bombardier China, said, “The Innovia APM 300 system is one of our leading airport and urban transportation solutions. There are already more than one hundred airports in China and we are confident that, with our cutting-edge technology, strong reliability, availability and punctuality, combined with our sharp focus on passenger safety and comfort, our APM system is the ideal passenger mobility solution for China’s fast-growing airports.”

Bombardier has already supplied APM systems to Beijing Capital International Airport, Shanghai Metro Line 8 and Guangzhou Zhujiangxincheng and is also currently delivering an Innovia APM 300 system for Hong Kong Airport.

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