Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B
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In service 2017 - Present
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries
CSR Qingdao Sifang
Origin Qingdao, China
Constructed 2014 - 2018
Number Built 270 cars (45 Trains)
Statistics
Body Construction Aluminium-alloy double-skinned construction
Length 23.83 m (DT)
22.8 m (M1/M2)
Width 3.2 m
Height 3.7 m
Doors 1.45 m, 8 per car
Maximum Speed Design: 90 km/h
Service: 80 km/h
Traction Control Fuji Electric IGBT-VVVF
Line Voltage 750V DC Third Rail
Track Gauge 1435 mm Standard Gauge

Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B are the fifth generation of trains running on the North South Line and the East West Line.

History

In the turnkey Contract C151B, 3 tenderers were shortlisted – Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Siemens/CSR Zhuzhou, Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd, CSR Zhuzhou and Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles.[1] On 23 August 2012, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded the tender to Kawasaki Heavy Industries at a price of S$281,508,884.00.

Kawasaki will be responsible for the overall project management, design, manufacturing of bogies and procurement of major components. CSR Qingdao Sifang will be in charge of manufacturing, final fitting and assembly of complete MRT trains and factory testing. Kawasaki (Singapore) will be responsible for the delivery of complete MRT trains to the depot, on-site testing and commissioning. The new MRT trains are scheduled to be delivered to Singapore from 2015 onwards.[2]

Design/Features

Initial
DT M1 M2 M2 M1 DT
Exterior Design
Livery SMRT Pixel Livery (White with Yellow, Red, Black stripes)
Train Run Number Yellow LED
Interior Design
Seating Capacity 292
Wheelchair Bay 2, 1 each at Third and Fourth Car
Door Closing Indicator Lights 1 Red LED Bar (Top)
Passenger Information System SMRT Active Route-map and Information System (LCD Screen + VFD display)
System
Safety System ATC, ATO, ATP, ATS
Signalling System Communication Based Train Control
Traction Motor IGBT-VVVF (Fuji Electric)

Trainset numbers

The car numbers of the trains range from x601 to x690, where x depends on the carriage type.

  • The first digit identifies the position of the car from the closest end of the train; where ‘3’ represents first car, ‘1’ represents second car and ‘2’ represents third car.
    • (Example) Passenger Vehicle 689/690 would consist of 6 cars with serial number 3689, 1689, 2689, 2690, 1690 and 3690 respectively.
  • Depending on the direction of travel, the sequence may be reversed.

References

  1. "Singapore LTA orders metro rolling stock". Railway Gazette. Retrieved 9 Nov 2013.
  2. "LTA Singapore Orders 132 MRT Cars". Kawasaki.
Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast Line
Future Jurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks Current C151C151AC151BC151CCT251C651C751AC751BC751CC830C830CC951
Future C851E • CJ151 • CR151
Depots Current BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanMandaiSengkangUlu PandanTuas
Future East Coast
North South Line [ VTE ]
Stations Jurong EastBukit BatokBukit GombakChoa Chu KangYew TeeKranjiMarsilingWoodlandsAdmiraltySembawangCanberraYishunKhatibYio Chu KangAng Mo KioBishanBraddellToa PayohNovenaNewtonOrchardSomersetDhoby GhautCity HallRaffles PlaceMarina BayMarina South Pier
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots BishanUlu Pandan
East West Line [ VTE ]
Stations Pasir RisTampinesSimeiTanah MerahBedokKembanganEunosPaya LebarAljuniedKallangLavenderBugisCity HallRaffles PlaceTanjong PagarOutram ParkTiong BahruRedhillQueenstownCommonwealthBuona VistaDoverClementiJurong EastChinese GardenLakesideBoon LayPioneerJoo KoonGul CircleTuas CrescentTuas West RoadTuas Link
Changi Airport Extension: Tanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast