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2 new lines relying on Thales SEC Transport enter into revenue in China

The Longest Hefei metro line enters into revenue

December 26, Hefei Metro Line 4, the longest line in Hefei metro network entered into revenue. The line has a total operational length of 41.37 km with 31 underground stations, which sets off from the western Qinglonggang to the northern Free Trade Zone. The line can interchange where the existing Line 1, Line 2, Line 3 and Line 5 intersect, which will serve as the backbone line for local passengers’ zero-carbon and pleasant journey. 

Among the all Hefei metro lines, Line 4 is a much more complex undertaking in terms of design and construction. TST collaborated with Hefei Metro and delivered the project with high quality as expected. Hefei Metro Line 4‘s Library Station has set up a connection with Line 3 and Line 4, which will allow the cross-line operation in future. ATC has been available in the Science City Depot, which could upgrade to fully automatic depot in future; the conditions for upgrading to FAO have been prepared from the Qinglonggang to Beiyanhu section. The Line 4 and Line 6 bifurcate at the Fenglehe Station where Line 4 southward extension will intersect. Then the line will support Y-shaped routing operation. 

In the face of the numerous challenges such as the longest line, a considerable amount of commissioning and tight schedule, TST cooperated closely with Hefei Metro, completed the work with high efficiency. The first train (0403)’s commissioning was finished within 5 days, setting a record for the fastest first train commissioning. 
TST has a close collaboration with Hefei Metro. Hefei Metro Line 4 is the second Hefei metro line relying on TST signaling system. This line will ensure local passengers’ reliable and efficient journey. In the future, TST will be committed to participating in the construction of the Hefei rail transit network, and providing local passengers with better transportation.

The longest Nanchang metro line enters into operation thanks to TST 

On Dec.26th, Nachang Metro Line 4, the longest line with the most stations entered into revenue service smoothly. This longest line is the third Nachang metro line that TST provides signaling system technologies for maximum safety and efficiency, ensuring daily pleasant and reliable journeys for local passengers.

Nanchang Metro Line 4 is the backbone line in the Nanchang metro line network. The line sets off from Baimashan Station to Yuweizhou Station, covering a total of 6 districts and 1 county. The line has a total operational rail length of 39.6 km and twenty-nine stations. 

Nanchang Metro Line 4 is also the line equipped with the most trains in Nanchang line network. TST project team started the site installation from this March, and successfully finished the site survey, equipment installation, power-on test, site commission covering nearly 40km tracks, depots, parking lots just within 6 months. In spite of the limited site commission time, TST project team closely cooperated with NanChang Metro and ensured the line’s high standard, high quality opening. 
TST has been actively participating in NanChang metro line construction since 2013. NanChang first metro line ¬(Nanchang Line 1) and the following line (Nanchang Line 2) are both running on TST signaling system. Looking to the future, TST is committed to supporting Nanchang Metro’s future goals and facilitating a better urban transportation for local citizens .