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ABB Awarded Three-Year Maintenance Contract in Australia

ABB Awarded Three-Year Maintenance Contract in Australia
Image Courtesy of GoldLinQ Consortium

ABB have been awarded a three-year contract to provide maintenance supervision services for six medium voltage DC traction substations that are providing power for the Gold Coast Light Rail project in Australia. The contract was given to ABB by KDR Gold Coast Pty Ltd, a consortium member for GoldLinQ.

ABB Maintenance Services

The contract agreement provides a customised maintenance and service solutions that will ensure the six traction substations continue to provide maximum reliability and power for the light rail system.

ABB will utilise the most advanced diagnostic and repair practices to provide 24 hour support with a guaranteed response-time, annual preventative maintenance and access to NEPLAN diagnostics for the six transportable substations.

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This tailored service approach and expert support means KDR Gold Coast can rely on ABB as their specialist service provider, said Axel Kuhr General Manager for ABB in Australia. Combining more than 100 years of innovation and experience in the substation domain and rail sector allows us to maximise power availability and keep operating costs as low as possible for our customers.

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