Teltronic, is set to supply further TETRA onboard radio equipment forMadrid Metro, Spain, building on a long-term relationship thatbegan in 2003.
The latest tranche of 78 RTP-600 onboard units, with railwayintegration, will be integrated in the 2000, 7000 and 80001a trains, to allow communication between drivers,control room staff and also passengers via a connection withexisting public address and intercom systems.
Madrid Metro is the seventh longest in the world, with 301stations spanning 13 lines and 293km of track. The network isadministered by Metro de Madrid, whose responsibilities includemaintaining the service quality of the existing infrastructurewhilst also optimising technology to improve the customerexperience. The RTP-600 has been chosen for its proven voice anddata capability, plus ease of implementation into such aconsiderable network fleet.
Felipe Sanjuan Pasamar, Teltronic's Business DevelopmentDirector for Transport, commented: "We have now supplied almost 900onboard units for Madrid Metro's transport network, and we aredelighted that they have chosen to continue our long-standingcollaboration.
"As a truly open-standard, multi-vendor technology, TETRA offerscustomers' choice, competitive pricing and the flexibility to 'mixand match' suppliers, allowing organisations the option to chooseonly the products that serve their need."
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