Nippon Signal scoops Sao Paulo Metro deal

Nippon Signal is to supply Sao Paulo Metro Line 6 with signalling and train control equipment. The Japanese company will install its SPARCS Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) equipment on the 15km, six station route, which is expected to carry 630,000 passengers a day. No value was disclosed for the contract.

Nippon will also provide Automatic Train Supervision and electronic interlockings for the line. The company says it plans to ‘accelerate its overseas business expansion’ in Asia and South America in conjunction with industry partners.