Bombardier to Supply INNOVIA Automated People Mover System to Chicago
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Bombardier Transportation have been awarded a contract to supply Chicago O’Hare International Airport with their INNOVIA APM 256 automated people mover (APM) with 36 vehicles. Bombardier Transportation’s share of the contract is valued at approximately $180 million US.
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Pierre Attendu, President, Systems Division, Bombardier Transportation said, With our proven INNOVIA APM 256 vehicles and CITYFLO 650 CBTC technology, Bombardier offers a competitive, fully integrated system to OHare International Airport that will increase capacity and provide reliable transportation for passengers. We are confident that our vast experience in delivering brown-field system upgrades and asset replacements makes us the right partner to deliver this challenging project.
The contract means that Bombardier have to supply 36 INNOVIA APM 256 vehicles, the CITYFLO 650 Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC) system for driverless operation, and on-board communication.