Bombardier MOVIA C951

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Bombardier MOVIA C951
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In service 2013 - Present
Manufacturer Bombardier Transportation
CNR Changchun
Origin Changchun, China
Constructed 2012 - 2017
Number Built 276 cars (92 Trains)
Statistics
Body Construction Welded aluminium
Length 23.65 m (DM1/DM2)
22.8 m (T)
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 IGBT-VVVF (Bombardier MITRAC)
Line Voltage 750V DC Third Rail
Track Gauge 1435 mm Standard Gauge

Bombardier MOVIA C951 is the only type of trains running on the Downtown Line. These trains were manufactured from 2012 to 2017 under the Contract 951.

History

Bombardier Transportation was awarded Contract 951 in 2008 at a cost of $570.7 million for the construction of 219 passenger cars.[1]

Land Transport Authority exercised the option for Contract 951 in 2013 at a cost of $119.2 million for the additional construction of 45 passenger cars. [2]

Land Transport Authority then exercised its option again for the second time later in 2013 for the additional construction of 12 passenger cars, bringing the total number of trainsets to 92.

Operation

The C951 trains run on an automated system (without attendant), relying on "continuous two-way digital communication" between each controlled train and the control centre that controls the entire line.

Design/Features

Initial
DM1 T DM2
Exterior Design
Livery LTA Livery (Black & White, with Blue Stripes)
Train Run Number Yellow LED
Interior Design
Seating Capacity 130
Wheelchair Bay 2, 1 each at either end of Middle Car
Door Closing Indicator Lights 2 Red LED (Top)
Passenger Information System Train Travel Information System (LED display + LCD screen)
Dynamic Route Map Display
System
Safety System ATC, ATO, ATP, ATS
Signalling System Communication Based Train Control
Traction Control IGBT–VVVF (Bombardier MITRAC 1000)

Fleet Numbering

The car numbers of the trains range from 9001x to 9092x, where x depends on the carriage type.

  • The last digit identifies the position of the car from the front end of the train; where ‘1’ represents first car, ‘2’ represents second car and ‘3’ represents third car.
    • (Example) Passenger Vehicle 003 (also 9003) would consist of 3 cars with serial number 90031, 90032, 90033 respectively.
  • Depending on the direction of travel, the sequence may be reversed.

References

  1. "Downtown train deal goes to Bombardier". AsiaOne (8 November 2008). Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. "Shorter Waiting Time With 15 More Trains For Downtown Line". Land Transport Authority (28 March 2013)
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Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown Line
Future Thomson–East Coast LineJurong Region LineCross Island Line
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