Siemens News..S-Bahn, Bangkok, PRASA

New trains for Berlin’s S-Bahn

S-Bahn Berlin GmbH has signed a framework contract with the consortium ofStadler Pankow GmbH and Siemens for the delivery of up to 1,380 vehicles.
The firm order for the first 106 trains has a high triple-digit million-
euro order volume. The new S-Bahn is currently making its rounds at the
world’s largest test center for rolling stock. So far, the trains have
completed around 2,000 test kilometers out of a planned total of roughly
160,000.

New metros now running on Bangkok’s Skytrain system and
Green Line extension
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• Seven trains from Siemens Mobility and Bozankaya in passenger service •
Delivery of 22 four-car trains • Enhanced passenger experience and more
capacity | The first seven metros delivered by the consortium of Siemens
Mobility and Turkish railway manufacturer Bozankaya are now in operation
on the existing BTS (Skytrain) system as well as the Green Line extension
in Bangkok, Thailand. The new trains entered service on the inaugurated
Green Line extension in December 2018.

Siemens Mobility installs intelligent signaling in three of
South Africa’s busiest rail stations
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• Modern signaling and interlocking systems • Increases operational
capacity and reduces delays | Siemens Mobility and the Passenger Rail
Agency of South Africa (PRASA) have successfully installed and
operationalized a new signaling system in Johannesburg Park Station,
Braamfontein and Pretoria station. To date, new interlocking systems have
been installed in 40 of the 92 stations in South Africa’s Gauteng province
as part of PRASA’s drive to deliver a world class commuter railway. Gauteng
is the country’s most populated province, home to three of the five
largest cities in the country. The new system will increase operational
capacity, allow the system more flexibility and reduce delays, improving
overall operations for the transit system.