PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Transportation
Written by / Agency / Source: Thales Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Thales Selected by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Modernize the Queens Boulevard Line - Thales has been awarded a USD 49.6 million (approx. €44.3 million euros) contract to upgrade the New York subway’s Queens Boulevard Line with its signaling solution - ThalesGroup.com
Thales Selected by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Modernize the Queens Boulevard Line

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, Ile-de-France, France, 2015/10/01 - Thales has been awarded a USD 49.6 million (approx. €44.3 million euros) contract to upgrade the New York subway’s Queens Boulevard Line with its signaling solution - ThalesGroup.com. Euronext: HO

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• USD 49.6 million contract to supply CBTC for New York subway’s Queens Boulevard Line;
• Continuous updates on trains’ position thanks to SelTrac® CBTC;
• First interoperable line allowing Thales equipment to work seamlessly with other CBTC equipment.

This project will help modernize the line by using real-time train location reporting to improve operational safety and passenger capacity.

Awarded by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), this contract includes the deployment of the Thales’s Communications-Based Train Control system (SelTrac® CBTC) as well as the supply of equipment for the line’s train fleet. Design work for the Queens Boulevard Line is getting underway and installations are expected to begin in mid-2017.

The contract awarded is one of the two contracts (the other awarded to Siemens), that will allow New York City Transit to operate more trains per hour on this line, thereby increasing passenger capacity, and provide improved and more reliable services. When this multi-year contract is complete, the Queens Boulevard Line will be the first ever line to use a CBTC system on multiple routes. According to MTA’s vision, this line will also be the first interoperable one in the world: it will allow Thales equipment to work seamlessly with other CBTC suppliers’ equipment.

In 2014, New York’s subway served 1.75 billion passengers making it one of the world’s most frequented metro systems. The Queens Boulevard Line is one of the busiest with more than 250,000 riders per day.

"MTA’s subway modernization initiatives will greatly enhance metropolitan travel for residents and visitors across the City of New York and we’re proud to be a trusted and continued supplier of CBTC solutions that help to streamline the system."
Alan Pellegrini, CEO of Thales in USA

The system is more flexible than the current block signals system because SelTrac® CBTC continuously updates train positions, distances and travel speeds, allowing for faster and more efficient operations. Continuous updates allow the subway system to recover quickly from delays and restore consistent wait times at subway stations for passengers.

The installation of SelTrac® CBTC will keep the signaling system in a state of good repair and will also enhance safety for passengers and employees alike. With CBTC, NYC Transit can program a work zone so trains cannot exceed a set speed, making the work zone much safer for workers on the tracks.

With this strategic win, Thales continues to enlarge its footprint in one of the most significant urban transportation systems in the world. Thales is also currently installing the CBTC systems on the number 7 Flushing Line in New York and customers will benefit from similarly improved services when complete.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Thales Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Transportation articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Thales Selected by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Modernize the Queens Boulevard Line

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

Thales Group | Queens Boulevard Line
Publisher Contact: Victoire Chartier - ThalesGroup.com 
+33(0)1 57 77 90 22 victoire.chartier[.]thalesgroup.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Thales Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Transportation via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Thales Group / Company Profile


Read Transportation Most Recent Related Newswires:

CP Launches Direct Rail Transportation Service from Vancouver to Detroit
Edmonton Awards New Flyer a Contract for 110 Clean Diesel Buses
MAN to Present A New Low-floor Bus At World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan
New Flyer to Offer Engine Stop-Start with Allison Electric Hybrid Propulsion System in 2018
Alstom Delivers World’s First Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle to Sydney, Australia
Alstom Modernizes 26 Coradia Lint Regional Trains for LNVG
Alstom’s Citadis Tram Enters Commercial Service in the City of Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria
Alstom Started Overhaul of PKP Intercity's Pendolino Trains
Alstom has Delivered 13 Regional Trains to Nordjyske Jernbaner in Denmark
Alstom Completes the 20 First Trains for PRASA Manufactured in Brazil
GE to Provide A Suite of Marine Technologies to One of the World’s Most-Advanced Deep-Water Diving Support Vessels
Alstom’s Citadis Dualis Tram-train Enters Commercial Service on the Epinay-sur-Seine - Le Bourget Line (Tram 11 Express)
Alstom Supplies its Euroduplex Océane Trains for the New Paris-Bordeaux High Speed Line
High Speed Vessels Market to Incur Rapid Extension During 2016-2024 Reports PMR
Alstom’s JV EKZ Obtains the First IRIS Certification in Kazakhstan

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)