Thales Wins First Taiwanese Light Rail Transit Contract

Image Courtesy of Thales

Thales has been awarded a 17 million contract for the design and manufacture of signalling, communications and Operational Control Centre (OCC) systems for the Danhai Light Rail Transit project, Taiwan’s second Tramway line and one of the first Tramway projects in Asia Pacific.

Phase one Corridors of the tramway will be built by China Steel Corp. along with its subsidiaries United Steel Engineering & Construction Corp. and Taiwan Rolling Stock Co. Work will include the Green Mountain Line (11 stations), a section of the Blue Ocean Line (3 stations) and a depot. The project is expected to be completed in 2018.

Thales Taiwanese Light Rail Project

The Danhai project is the first to employ a local Taiwanese solution to which Thales will bring its global expertise and knowledge of critical rail systems.

Taiwan is among the most mature and demanding public transport markets in Asia, it is no surprise if it is the first to introduce LRT lines in the Region. We believe in Taiwan as a showcase for this emerging segment, and we believe in our partner to jointly deliver this iconic project saidJean-Louis Moraud, Managing, Director of Thales in Japan and Taiwan.

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