Bombardier Wins INNOVIA Automated People Mover Contract for

Bombardier Wins INNOVIA Automated People Mover Contract for Dubai
International Airport in United Arab Emirates 
- BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 300 technology selected for new airport link
at the world's fourth busiest airport for international passenger
- New transit system has capacity to carry more than 200,000
passengers daily 
- Turnkey system to be delivered in just 24 months 
BERLIN, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Rail technology leader
Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with construction
contractor Al Jaber L.E.G.T. Engineering and Contracting (ALEC)
L.C.C. to design and build an INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover
(APM) system for the Dubai International Airport. The transit system
will connect the existing Terminal 1 to the new Concourse 4. The
contract is valued at approximately 392 million AED (83 million euro,
$107 million US). 
The Dubai International Airport is undergoing a massive expansion
programme which will boost its capacity from 60 million to 90 million
passengers per year by 2018. Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects
awarded local construction contractor ALEC the contract to build the
new Concourse 4 in February 2012 with a build-programme of 28 months.
Bombardier is a sub-contractor to ALEC and it will lead the project
to design and supply all of the system-wide electrical and mechanical
(E&M) elements of the 1.5 km elevated APM system in a 24-month
delivery programme. 
Bombardier's scope includes 18 INNOVIA APM 300 cars with BOMBARDIER
CITYFLO 650 communications-based train control (CBTC) technology for
driverless operation. Bombardier will also provide project
management, systems engineering and integration, testing and
commissioning. Much of the technology will be supplied from
Bombardier's facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 
Mohammed Sarfraaz Ali, Bombardier Transportation's Chief Country
Representative for the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, said:
"Bombardier's experience in delivering, operating and maintaining
turnkey people mover systems at the world's leading airports is
unrivalled. Our new generation INNOVIA APM 300 transit technology
will provide comfortable and convenient transportation for airport
passengers travelling between Terminal 1 and the new Concourse 4. The
new tra
nsit system will support the Dubai International Airport in
realizing its ambition of becoming the world's leading airport, not
only in terms of size, but in the high quality services it provides
to passengers." 
Dubai International Airport is the world's fourth busiest airport for
international passenger traffic with more than 150 airlines providing
services to 220 destinations across six continents. It is also the
global aviation hub for Emirates, the world's fastest growing
international airline, which provides 60 per cent of the airport's
About the INNOVIA APM 300 system 
The INNOVIA APM 300 platform is Bombardier's new generation of APM
technology. It has all of the flexibility needed to meet the specific
system requirements of airports and urban transit authorities as it
enables numerous configurations due to many customizable features and
flexible operating modes. The sleek, aerodynamic vehicles can operate
in coupled trains of up to six cars providing generous passenger
capacities in the lightweight and recyclable aluminium carbodies. The
APM's advanced suspension and guidance system reduces noise and
vibration to achieve exceptional ride quality. The propulsion system
allows the vehicles to operate at speeds up to 80 km/h. When paired
with the CITYFLO 650 CBTC system - an innovative communications-based
train control technology - the INNOVIA APM 300 system can achieve
shorter headways and highly efficient operations. 
The INNOVIA APM 300 state-of-the-art driverless system incorporates
Bombardier's many successful years of reliable experience in
automated transit operations at some of the world's busiest airports
and cities. Bombardier has more than 40 years' experience in
designing, building, operating and maintaining APM systems, with 24
systems currently in service around the world. These include London
Heathrow (UK), Frankfurt/Main (Germany), Dallas/Fort Worth and San
Francisco international airports (USA) and Beijing Capital
International Airport (China). 
About Bombardier Transportation in the Gulf Region 
Bombardier is committed to becoming a local partner in the Middle
East region and to growing a strong skills base there. The company
has already established a wholly-owned subsidiary in the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia. It has established project delivery teams in Riyadh and
Jeddah and has recently opened a Project Management Academy in Riyadh
to train young Saudi graduates in project execution and delivery.
Following today's announcement about the new Dubai International
Airport APM project, Bombardier is now delivering four major projects
in the Middle East. For more information about Bombardier's
activities in the region, join the LinkedIn group "Bombardier
Transportation - The Gulf Network". 
Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, is
headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer
base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an
installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide. 
About Bombardier 
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trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is
evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient,
sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles,
services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global
leader in transportation. 
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