SIEMENS HAS SUPPLIED THE SIGNALING SYSTEM THAT INCLUDES ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS TRAMWAY INTERLOCKINGS, CONTROL AND MONITORING SYSTEM AND AUTOMATIC PROTECTION SYSTEM.
The Granada Metro has already transported more than three million passengers since its commissioning on September 21. The line is a transport infrastructure promoted by the Ministry of Development and Housing, with almost 16 kilometers, 23 surface stops, three buried stations and a deposit. It crosses the city from north to south, interconnecting it with the municipalities of Albolote, Maracena and Armilla.
The Public Works Agency of the Junta de Andalucía (AOPJA) awarded to the Joint Venture SETRA -composed of Siemens, Act Sistemas and Acisa- the contract for the development and installation of signaling systems, security and communications of the Granada Light Rail in 2009.
Siemens has been responsible for supplying the signaling system with backup ATP system, the energy remote control system and SCADA for fixed installations; the ticketing system; the fleet management system and the passenger information system public address and intercom, closed-circuit television and access control.
The signaling system developed by Siemens includes the most advanced technologies for trams: Trackguard SICAS S7 tram interlockings, VICOS OC111 monitoring and control system, IMU100 inductive transmission system, ZSI127 automatic protection system, as well as track equipment such as track circuits TRACON, axle counters, IMU and IMU beacons, beacons and ATP LEU and LED signals.
The energy remote control is based on the VICOS RSC platform and the fixed installations SCADA on the WinCC OA platform, both from Siemens.