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Electronics wins S$160m contracts from LTA
Engineering (ST Engineering) has announced that its electronics arm,
Singapore Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics), has won approximately
S$160m worth of contracts from the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA)
for the supply of the Communications System of Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE)
and the Communications System and Integrated Supervisory Control System for
the Downtown Line (DTL) Mass Rapid Transit System.
ST Electronics will begin work on both projects immediately. Its work on the
MCE project is expected to be completed by 2013 and the DTL project by 2016.
ST Electronics will design, supply and commission the entire Communications
System of the MCE, including necessary modification works to the existing
Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) Communications System to ensure seamless
integration of the MCE and KPE Communications Systems.
MCE is a five-lane dual-carriageway expressway, with a total route length of
about 5km of which about 3.6km is in the tunnel. It provides a new strategic
underground east-west transport link between the KPE and the East Coast
Parkway in the east and the Ayer Rajah Expressway in the west, with direct
connections to the new Marina South financial centre.
Like the Circle Line, DTL will be operated as a fully automatic driverless
system. It is approximately 40km long and will be fully underground. ST
Electronics will design, supply, install and commission the Communications
and Integrated Supervisory Control Systems. These systems will provide the
Command, Control and Communication between trains, stations, depots and
Operations Control Centre for an efficient, reliable and safe mode of
transportation in Singapore.
"Singapore's modern transportation system is recognised as world class. We
are privileged to have been supporting its development," said Seah Moon
Ming, President, ST Electronics.
ST Electronics, which is also involved in the upcoming Circle Line, has
since 1983 established a strong presence in the rail transportation market
in Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, China, Thailand, the UAE and Turkey.
It has deployed quality and comprehensive rail solutions for systems ranging
from Integrated Command, Control and Communication Systems, Automatic Fare
Collection Systems, Platform Screen Doors and Maintenance Management