Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Crystal Mover

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Crystal Mover
CGA Crystal Mover.jpg
A Crystal Mover approaching a station.
In service March 2006 - Current
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Number built Total Ordered: 22 cars (22 trains)
Passenger service: 16 cars (16 trains)
Capacity 105 passengers
4 seats
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
Depot(s) Changi Airport Terminal 1
Line(s) served Changi Airport Skytrain
Car body construction Aluminium-alloy welded
Car length 12.5 m
Width 2.7 m
Height 3.615 m
Weight 14900 kg
Engine Three-phase DC induction motor
Maximum speed 80 km/h (Design)
70 km/h (Service)
Acceleration 1.0 m/s2
Deceleration 1.0 m/s2 (Service)
1.3 m/s2 (Emergency)
Braking system Regenerative (Service)
Electro-Pneumatic (Service)
Electric system 750 V DC 3rd rail
Gauge Side-mounted guideway with rubber tyres

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Crystal Mover is an automated people mover (APM) train built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the use on the Changi Airport Skytrain. These trains are mainly for airport and light rail applications, operating by Automatic Train Control (ATC), making it fully automatic and driverless.


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Crystal Mover Fleet Info


The Crystal Mover trains are fully automated, without an attendant, running on a system that are similar to the C810 and C810A trains.

Trains can be coupled for two-car operations. But in the future, between Terminal 3 Station B and Terminal 2 Station E, it will upgrade to 3-car system.


The Crystal Mover trains have similar features to the C810 and C810A trains, but converted to a bar train having 18 seats replaced with 2 horizontal bars.

Trainset numbers

Individual cars are given a two-digit serial number by the rail operator, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, ranging from 01 to 16. But they upgraded 6 trains and make it to 22 trains, it will be between 17 and 22.

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