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48 cars for Brasilia's metro

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09/21/2009 AT 09:26

Alstom will also modernise Brasilia metro signalling system. The new trains will be equipped with a signalling system for automatic train operation (ATO). This system will be installed as well in the fleet of 20 trainsets currently in use.

The Brasilia metro system includes 21 stations with 20 trains in operation. The metro's single line transports an average of 150,000 people each day. The network is being extended and will cover 47 km with 29 stations. Thanks to the new trains and the signalling system, the line capacity will double to carry more than 300,000 people daily and the frequency between two trains will be 3 minutes instead of the current 4.5 minutes.

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