05 January 2016, 08:30 am

Genoa, January 5th 2016

  • Ansaldo STS awarded 31.5 million USD contract for new Signalling and Train Control system for LACMTA

Ansaldo STS (ASTS) - on December 31st 2015 - was awarded a 31.5 million USD contract to design, furnish, test and commission a Signalling and Train Control (S&TC) system for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) West Side Subway Extension.

The extension will be approximately 3.9 miles from its current terminus at Wilshire/Western Station to a new Wilshire/La Cienega station and will include a total of 3 new stations.

The new system will be designed to ensure the safe and efficient movement of trains along the extensions’ mainline and interlocked tracks. This system will meet these requirements through the implementation of Automatic Train Protection (ATP) functions and support of Automatic Train Operation (ATO) and Automatic Train Supervision (ATS) functions. The new system will also employ Train-To Wayside Communications (TWC).

Stefano Siragusa, CEO of Ansaldo STS said: “This contract win exemplifies furthermore Ansaldo STS’s competitive position in the US market and highlights the company’s commitment to delivering quality leading edge products and services to its customers”.

Ansaldo STS is a leader in the global rail market, with over a century of experience in developing and supplying leading edge technologies in the Americas, Australia, and around the world.