by Jeff Smith
https://www.alstom.com/press-releases-n ... ce-bangkok
Alstom’s automated Innovia monorail system enters service in Bangkok
-The 30.4 km Yellow Line has 23 stations along the heavily congested Lat Phrao and Srinagarindra road corridors.
-It is planned to link with six other rail lines in the middle north-eastern and eastern areas of Bangkok.
-The driverless monorail system will be able to operate at speeds of up to 80 km/h and carry a maximum of over 200,000 passengers per day.
20 June 2023 – Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, announces the entry into passenger service of the MRT Yellow Line in Bangkok. The Eastern Bangkok Monorail Company Limited, operators of the Yellow Line, awarded Alstom the contract to supply the turnkey Innovia monorail system in 2017. Bangkok’s first driverless urban line features 30 four-car monorail train sets, fully-automated train control and integrated wayside railway systems. Alstom is also delivering the system for the MRT Pink Line, expected to enter service in 2024.