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Thales to install state of the art integrated supervision control systems in Chongqing city


Thales announced that it has been awarded a supervision contract with the Metro Company of Chongqing city for the line 1. Thales will provide an integrated supervision and control system to centralise the supervision of the line 1 across 23 train stations and 13 existing subsystems including power, environmental systems, fire system, access control system, integrated alarmÖThales will also install an integrated information sharing system interfacing with four metro lines (1, 2, 3 and future 6) to optimise passengers information and security.

Through the implementation of Thalesís solution, Chongqing metro will benefit from a high level of integration allowing to remotely control any equipment from a single operating post as well as managing efficiently operations and the security of the network. With its well-proved solution and its experience with Chinese customers, Thales delivers efficient, design to cost and performing systems, according customer high level needs.

Bruno Vazzoler, Thalesís Vice-President in charge of Integrated Communication and Supervision systems activity, comments: ďThis contract won with this new Chinese customer is a recognition of our strong position as a provider of integrated solutions leveraging the best integrated supervision control systems already in operation in the world.Ē

This award comforts Thalesís position in the Chinese Transportation market. Everyday, millions of Chinese passengers benefit from Thalesís safe, comfortable and reliable public transport solutions in cities such as Guangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Nanjing, Wuhan and Hong-Kong.

About Thales

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace and Space, Defence, Security and Transportation markets. In 2009, the company generated revenues of 12.9 billion euros with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.


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