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November 13, 2015
Ansaldo STS awarded 53.2 million USD CBTC contract for the Media
Sharon Hill Lines of the SEPTA network
Genova, November 13th , 2015
Ansaldo STS was awarded a $ 53.2 million contract from Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) for a full design build contract for the Media Sharon Hill Lines Communications Based Train Control system.
Ansaldo STS will provide the Media Sharon Hill lines of the SEPTA network with its latest Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system.
The scope of the work will include civil works, track switch replacement and upgrade of the existing signaling system including all installation and test and commissioning.
The new system will provide centralized supervision and scheduling of the lines from SEPTA's Integrated Control Center as well as increased safety and performance.
Ansaldo STS is presently working with SEPTA to install a PTC system on 13 lines of their system with the objective to meet the current FRA (Federal Railway Authority) requirements.
Ansaldo STS is a leader in the global rail market, with over a century of experience in developing and supplying leading edge technologies all around the world.