The company ‘Mitsubishi Electric’ has now received a contract for delivering the CBTC (communications-based train control) wayside equipment to the New York City in the United States.
The equipment of the CBTC is going to be allowing the New York City Transit (NYCT), which has been a part of the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) for the purpose of managing the traffic of the train on the eastern end of the QBL (Queens Boulevard Line).
The contract had also been issued by the MTA subsidiary known as MTA Construction and the Development Company (MTA C&D), that has been managing the deployment, and with the plans for the installation of the CBTC systems on all the NYCT subway lines, and the MTA has already been ordering the CBTC systems from the two of the certified suppliers.
The contract has also been associated with the Queens Boulevard Line East Project (QBL-E) has been valued at 62.65 million dollars. The company ‘Mitsubishi Electric’ has been planning to install the CBTC wayside equipment on the QBL between the stations of the Jamaica 179th Street and Union Turnpike.
Along with the plans for installing the CBTC systems on all the subway lines of New York City, and the MTA has already been ordering the CBTC systems from the two of the certified suppliers.
This delivery is going to be marking the first CBTC equipment of the Mitsubishi Electric supply outside of the country of Japan.