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Telecommunications Systems For Line 17 Of The SÃo Paulo Monorail

May 12, 2014

Contract Awarded For Telecommunications Systems For Line 17 Of The SÃo Paulo Monorail

Line 17 is a 17.7 kilometre-long monorail line, which will connect Congonhas International Airport to the metro rail network. The line will serve 252,000 passengers a day with trains that will have headways of 200 seconds. Line 17 passes through the southern and south-western parts of the city, beginning at Jabaquara terminus station (on Line 1 of the metro) and terminating at Morumbi station (on Line 4).

Thales s integrated telecommunications systems for Line 17 comprise Master Clock, Passenger Information and CCTV systems, as well as Transmission and Telephony subsystems. The telecommunications solution is based on a security and surveillance platform (Thales EPS SW) that enables operators to display, record and search video images - providing decision support for a wide range of operational scenarios. The Passenger Information system (Thales APIS SW) generates and distributes traffic-related information in real-time to both the operator and its users.

The implementation of this project will take 22 months.

Furthermore, the monorail is currently being equipped with Thales s SeltracŪ CBTC (Communications-Based Train Control) system and will therefore be equipped with an integrated solution, including signalling, telecommunications and security. With this integration, the operator will benefit from lower operation and maintenance costs. The selection of a combination of Thales solutions is also a demonstration of the trusting relationship that continues to exist between Thales and Companhia do Metropolitano de SÃo Paulo, since Thales deployed the first CBTC system in Brazil, in 2011.

Contractor name : JV OF THALES AND T TRANS

Contractor address : Thales

45 rue de Villiers

92526 Neuilly-sur-Seine



Implementing agency : 2nd Contractor :

T Trans


Companhia do Metropolitano de SÃo Paulo

Rua Augusta, 1626 - ConsolaÇÃo,

SÃo Paulo - SP,

01304-902, Brazil

Phone:+55 11 3371-7411

Country :France

Url :

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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