Two overhaul contracts for Shanghai Metro
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Global Railway Review | No comments yet
Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Co. Ltd. (SHBRT) will provide an overhaul service for metro cars in Shanghai.
Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Co. Ltd. (SHBRT) will provide a 10-year overhaul service for 498 metro cars operating on Shanghai Metro.
SHBRT, which is a Chinese joint venture of Bombardier Transportation was established in 2012 and is jointly controlled by Bombardier and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co. Ltd. The contract is for the overhaul service of Shanghai Metro lines 7 and 9 and is valued at around 1.1 billion Chinese RMBs (€145 million).
“Shanghai operates the longest metro network in the world and we are very proud to be chosen to support this megacity’s expanding mobility by providing our broadest portfolio and top quality products, services and solutions,” said Jianwei Zhang, President of Bombardier China. “The customer’s choice is a strong testament of Bombardier’s position as a full solution provider across the entire value chain in China.”
SHBRT will adopt advanced methods and tools to perform the overhauls, including the Bombardier Orbita advanced train monitoring system and the Maximo Asset Configuration Manager application. Both are predictive asset management and vehicle maintenance tools which will improve the reliability and availability of the metro cars.
Bombardier Transportation in China has six joint ventures, seven wholly foreign-owned enterprises, more than 6,000 employees and have delivered over 3,500 high speed railway passenger cars, 580 electric locomotives and more than 2,000 metro cars to China’s growing urban mass transit markets.