Bombardier has won an asset replacement contract
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA).
The contract’s scope
covers the supply of 19 new Bombardier Innovia APM 300 automated
people mover cars, the retrofitting of 13 existing Bombardier
Innovia APM 100 cars, as well as delivering a signalling system
upgrade for 14 stops on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (LRT)
The contract is valued at approximately SGD 344 million
Jayaram Naidu, Vice President of Southeast
Asia, Bombardier Transportation, said, “This latest contract
shows the trust LTA has in us and further deepens our long-term
presence in this important market. 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
Since 2012, Bombardier has delivered 276
driverless Bombardier Movia Metro cars for Singapore’s Downtown
Line in addition to 13 driverless INNOVIA APM 100 cars for the
Bukit Panjang LRT.
Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and LRT
networks have a combined ridership of over three million
passengers daily and LTA is seeking to strengthen the country’s
rail infrastructure with the target to expand the rail network to
360km by 2030.