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Glasgow Subway automation contracts awarded 15/03/2016

Glasgow new rolling stock

Glasgow new rolling stock (© SPT)

On 4 March Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), the operator of the Glasgow Subway, awarded contracts to the Stadler Bussnang AG / Ansaldo STS Consortium for the supply of new driverless trains, signalling and equipment.

The £200 million contract is part of the Subway Modernisation Programme. Once the new full system is in place – trains, signalling, operational control centre, platform screen doors – and it has been fully tested, the Subway will move from its current partially automatic trains to Unattended Train Operations (UTO). Read more →