Siemens Mobility to signal the Jurong Region Line in Singapore metro

Siemens Mobility to install its CBTC signalling system on the 24 km of elevated Jurong Region Line in Singapore. To this end, the company will utilize its Trainguard Sirius solution and modern interlocking product Westrace.

The contract awarded by the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA), of approximately 135 million euros, also includes the installation of half-height platform screen doors at the 24 stations being built, which will support the GoA 4 automation of the line and allow for full unattended/automatic train operation. The project has been designed by an international team of Siemens Mobility in Spain and Singapore.

The intelligent infrastructure will provide greater availability, enhanced operations, and will improve passenger experience. In addition, once completed, the JRL will significantly improve connectivity of the region and support the development of the Jurong area.