Frankfurt Airport has commissioned Siemens to deliver a fully automated Airval people mover. The Airval will connect the Terminal 2 with the new Terminal 3 and the Station at Terminal 1. The line will be 5.6 kilometers long, and have two tracks and three stations.
Siemens will deliver 12 fully automated two-car trains equipped with GoA4 Communication Based Train Control Trainguard MT CBTC, the trackwork equipment, the station platform doors, communication system, depot equipment and the power supply system. In addition, Siemens will take over the operation and maintenance of the system for five years with an option to extend service for another five years. The fully automated people mover is scheduled to begin service at the Frankfurt Airport in 2023.
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