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Mexico: Bombardier to Supply Light Rail Vehicles to Electric Urban Train System of Guadalajara

Bombardier-TB15 Image courtesy of Bombardier
Image courtesy of Bombardier

Bombardier to Supply Light Rail Vehicles to Electric Urban Train System of Guadalajara

Bombardier Transportation has won a 40million contract with the Electric Urban Train System of Guadalajara (SITEUR) to deliver 12 Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) of the TEG-15 model, each comprised of two cars to run on Line one of SITEUR in Guadalajara.

Raymond Bachant, President, Bombardier Transportation, Americas Division said:

As an innovation driver, Bombardier has developed many new features on the vehicles in order to improve the experience for all the people who use the Guadalajara public transit system every day. As part of the innovations, the trains will have an On Board Video Recording System (OVRS), new fire and smoke detection system, Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology and will be accessible to wheelchairs.

Bombardier Transportations facility in Ciudad Sahagn, State of Hidalgo, will take the helm in the development of the vehicles, from the design and engineering to the complete manufacture as well as the rollout.

Bombardier TEG-15 Model

The vehicles will be 29.56m long and composed of articulated carbon steel. They will run in pairs, designed for a maximum capacity of 48 seated passengers and in excess of 300 standing passengers each.

The TEG-15 Models will be mechanically, electrically and pneumatically compatible with TEG-90 vehicles from SITEUR. They will run to a maximum speed of 80km/h.

The design will be based on the fleet of TE-12 vehicles which currently run on the network, and which were delivered by Bombardier to the Electric Transport Services of Mexico City (Servicio de Transportes Elctricos del Distrito Federal, STEDF) in 2014. The new light rail vehicles will be restyled with an end bonnet design. They have proven record as reliable and low maintenance.

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