Bombardier Celebrate INNOVIA APM 300 Success
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Bombardier Transportation have marked the first successful month for the world’s firest INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover at Dubai International Airport. It is a 1.5km elevated rail link between Terminal 1 and Concourse D, which opened last month.
A turnkey transport system, the two five-car INNOVIA trains are operated and maintained by Bombardier also, operating the 24 shuttle service non-stop, serving 200 flights a month and 50,000 passengers in its first month of service. It features BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 communications-based train control (CBTC) technology for driverless operation.
Per Allmer, President of Region Western Europe, Middle East and Africa at Bombardier Transportation said:
“Congratulations to Dubai Airports on the opening of the impressive Concourse D and for the smooth start to services for the first INNOVIA APM 300 system in the world.” He continued, “With our latest INNOVIA APM 300 technology, Bombardier has developed a high performing, energy efficient fully-automated transit solution. It will provide reliable connections for millions of airport passengers at this fast growing, prestigious global aviation hub for many years to come.”