CHINA Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) has selected Siemens in a €15m contract to supply signalling equipment for the 15km completely-underground extension of Suzhou metro Line 2.
ŠKODA Kingway Electric, a joint venture of Škoda and Jiangsu Kingway Transportation, China, has secured a contract to supply drives and motors for 40 six-car metro trains being supplied by CSR Nanjing Puzhen to the Chinese city of Suzhou.
SIEMENS has won three contracts to supply its Trainguard MT Communications-based train control system (CBTC) on new metro lines in the Chinese cities of Suzhou, Qingdao and Chongqing.
COMMERCIAL services began on April 28 on the first metro line in Suzhou, a city of more than 4 million inhabitants situated in China's eastern Jiangsu province.
CSR has been awarded a contract to supply 23 five-car trains for Metro Line 2.