More news: Transportation
Agency / Source: Thales Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Thales Technology Selected for Vancouver SkyTrain Fleet Expansion - Thales will provide 82 innovative SelTrac™ Vehicle On-Board Controllers (VOBCs) on 41 new trains for the Vancouver, Canada, SkyTrain fleet expansion, which will operate on the Expo and Millennium Lines - TransLink.ca / ThalesGroup.com
Thales Technology Selected for Vancouver SkyTrain Fleet Expansion

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2021/02/18 - Thales will provide 82 innovative SelTrac™ Vehicle On-Board Controllers (VOBCs) on 41 new trains for the Vancouver, Canada, SkyTrain fleet expansion, which will operate on the Expo and Millennium Lines - TransLink.ca / ThalesGroup.com. Euronext: HO

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The new technology will allow for increased capacity and reliability for passengers.

Thales’ VOBC technology is an industry-leading, ingenious solution for urban rail transportation systems like TransLink’s SkyTrain network (translink.ca). VOBCs control propulsion, braking, direction of travel, door operations, enforce speed limits and report identified faults.

The VOBC is also a key component of Thales’ SelTrac™ Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) system, which is equipped on the Millennium and Expo lines, allowing the new trains to operate safely and efficiently with the existing fleet.

“Thales is proud to provide Vancouver residents with state-of-the-art technology that improves their journeys, getting them to their destinations safely and reliably. Thales is a strong and trusted partner of choice for the region and its transit system, and we are excited to support Vancouver’s recognition as a world-class transit innovator,” Mark Halinaty, President and CEO, Thales Canada.

The latest version of the VOBC technology is in operation on transit networks globally, including in Santiago, Chile, London, England, and Doha, Qatar. In Canada, Thales will deliver this VOBC solution as part of the Toronto Transit Commission’s new Finch West expansion project.

About Thales Canada

A Canadian leader in research and technology, Thales Canada combines over 50 years of experience with the talent of more than 2,500 skilled people located coast-to-coast. With revenues of over $800 million, Thales Canada offers leading capabilities in the defence, urban rail, civil aviation, digital identity and security sectors, meeting the most complex needs and requirements of its customers across all operating environments.

About Thales

Thales (thalesgroup.com) is a global high technology leader investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum technology to build a future we can all trust, which is vital to the development of our societies. The company provides solutions, services and products that help its customers businesses, organisations and states in the defence, aeronautics, space, transportation and digital identity and security markets to fulfil their critical missions, by placing humans at the heart of the decision-making process.

With 83,000 employees in 68 countries, Thales generated sales of €19 billion in 2019 (on a basis including Gemalto over 12 months).

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Thales Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]  / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Transportation articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Thales Technology Selected for Vancouver SkyTrain Fleet Expansion

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
Thales’ VOBC Technology | TransLink
Contact: Samara Ben-Reuven - ThalesGroup.com 
613-355-3536 samara.ben-reuven[.]ca.thalesgroup.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Thales Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Transportation via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Press Releases From Thales Group / Company Profile


Read Transportation Most Recent Related Press Releases:

MAN Lays the Foundations for Expansion of the Plant in Krakow
Alstom and Deutsche Bahn Test First Battery Train in Passenger Operation in Germany
Thales will Undertake the Modifications of the ERTMS (Levels 1 & 2) Installations, Communications and Energy for the New Chamartín Station
Alstom Wins Landmark Contract to Deliver Up to 200 Regional Trains in Norway
Lusail Tramway Enters Commercial Service
Alstom to Supply New Coradia Stream Trains to DB Regio
Alstom to Provide Full Maintenance Services for Bucharest Metro Fleet for the Next 15 Years
Alstom to Supply Belgium’s SNCB with An Additional 98 Multifunction M7 Train Cars
Alstom to Provide the Most Sustainable Fleet of Trains in Irish Transport History
Alstom to Provide Trains and Maintenance Support for the Marseille-Nice Regional Line

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
.



PREMIUM Members


Visit  RightITnow, Inc.

Visit SkyRFID, LLC

Visit  Limelon Advertising, Co.







 
  ©2022 PRZOOM - Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today