MOST TRUSTED NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
PRTODAY / NewswireToday press release distribution service network
Written by / Agency / Source: ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd
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!

ABB Wins $50 Million Order to Power Rail Network in Brazil - Power infrastructure to boost capacity of São Paulo commuter railway system - ABB.com
ABB Wins $50 Million Order to Power Rail Network in Brazil

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Zurich, Switzerland, 2012/09/26 - Power infrastructure to boost capacity of São Paulo commuter railway system - ABB.com. ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Engineering / Artificial Intelligence Announcements

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


 

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a substations order worth over $50 million from CPTM (Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitans - São Paulo Metropolitan Train Company) to provide a reliable power supply that increases capacity of two commuter rail links in the Greater São Paulo area.

The project will help increase the frequency of trains operating on the Diamond and Emerald railway line providing better connections between the western and southern municipalities of São Paulo and the city center. It will also support the southbound extension of the fastest growing rail link, which carries 100,000 passengers per day on average, a volume increase of 36 percent compared with 2010.

Increased focus on the environment, urbanization and the need to move more people and freight faster is driving the development of rail networks in emerging markets and other parts of the world. ABB is a leading supplier of power and automation products, systems and services that provide reliable power for rail infrastructure and rolling stock. This includes alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) traction substations and railway electrification solutions for the rail industry providing reliable power for mainline trains, metros and mass transit networks.

“The technologies deployed for this project will enable the efficient supply of electricity to power the expansion of the network and ensure reliable operation and performance of this busy rail network,” said Brice Koch, head of ABB's Power Systems division. "ABB has leading technologies and a strong track record of providing innovative solutions for the rail sector, serving communities all over the world.”

CPTM has 89 stations and six lines with a total length of over 260 kilometers (km) that form a part of the Greater São Paulo rail network, one of the busiest of its kind in the world. This network serves 22 municipalities and carries over 2.3 million passengers a day. The operator is substantially increasing its transportation capacity by investing in the extension of lines, the construction and renovation of stations, the expansion of its fleet as well as other infrastructure improvements.

As part of the order, ABB will construct new substations as well as extend and refurbish several existing ones. Key product supplies include high, medium and low voltage switchgear, rectifiers, protection and control equipment and supervisory control systems. ABB is responsible for the system studies, design, engineering, supply, installation and commissioning. The project is expected to be completed by 2014.

Substations are key installations in the power grid that facilitate the efficient transmission and distribution of electricity. They include equipment that protects and controls the flow of electrical power. ABB is the world’s leading supplier of air- and gas-insulated substations covering a range of voltage levels up to 1,100 kV.

ABB (abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Engineering / Artificial Intelligence Announcements

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


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick NewswireToday 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
Engineering / Artificial Intelligence articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


ABB Wins $50 Million Order to Power Rail Network in Brazil

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 NewswireToday and LINK as the source.
 
Publisher Contact: Antonio Ligi / Thomas Schmidt - ABB.com 
+41 43 317 6568 media.relations[.]ch.abb.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 ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Engineering / Artificial Intelligence 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 ABB Robotics / ABB Ltd / Company Profile


Read Engineering / Artificial Intelligence Most Recent Related Newswires:

Yokogawa Acquires Danish Startup Grazper Technologies, Specialists in AI for Image Analytics
Philips Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Thought and Technology Leadership and Patient-centered Innovation in the Radiology Market
ABB Joins Sauber Engineering as Global Technology Partner
Gyrfalcon Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Optimizing AI-enabled Solutions with AI Accelerator Chipsets
Frost & Sullivan Awards Carbon Lighthouse for its Data-driven Building Energy Efficiency Solution, CLUES®
Genomenon Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Advancing Clinical Genomics Interpretation and Personalized Medicine with its Mastermind Platform
Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof Extends its AI-Driven Markdown Pricing Strategy with JDA
Safran Launches its Brand New Health Monitoring Service
Curtiss-Wright Showcases AI-Based Solution for ISR/EW Situational Awareness and Data Encryption At TSOA-ID
ThetaRay Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for its AI-powered Advanced Analytics Platform
Socomec Sponsors the 'Data Sciences and Artificial Intelligence' Chair At The University of Strasbourg
AlphaSense Recognized as Leader in AI-Powered Enterprise Search
Neya Systems Selected for First Army Capability Accelerator Cohort Program
Artificial Intelligence Seen As Key Technology Game-changer but Implementation Challenges Remain Finds Frost & Sullivan
Mobile Sales Force Automation Market to Reach .68 Billion by 2023 in North America with AI and Machine Learning Finds Frost & Sullivan

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Limelon Advertising, Co.

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona





 
  ©2020 NewswireToday — 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 newswiredistribution 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)