TagMaster Receives New Order from Bombardier for Mass Transit Project in Malaysia
Stockholm, Sweden, 18 th of November , 2013 - TagMaster, the world leading producer of advanced RFID solutions for railway applications, has received a new order from Bombardier Transportation to provide TagMaster’s advanced solution for precise train location. Bombardier has placed an initial order on TagMaster valued at 3.5 MSEK for Heavy-duty (HD) Readers which will be delivered between 2013 and 2014. Additional orders for TagMaster’s HD ID-Tags and spare parts for the project are anticipated during 2014.
The TagMaster equipment will be deployed as part of Bombardier’s mass transit train control solution which is being delivered to the new Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh to Kajang (SBK) Line, which is being constructed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. When the line is completed, the 51km SBK line will significantly increasing passenger connections in the Greater Kuala Lumpur area and serve approximately 1.2 million people. Bombardier's scope comprises the design, supply, installation and commissioning of Bombardier’s CITYFLO 650 communications-based train control (CBTC) solution for automatic driverless operation. The line includes 31 stations and on-board equipment for 58 trains and 16 maintenance vehicles.
"TagMaster continues to be our strategic supplier of RFID based automatic train identification and positioning technology to Bombardier. We are pleased to again confirm TagMaster as our chosen solution for another significant CITYFLO 650 project in Asia” said Jeff Stover, Director of Signalling Engineering at the Pittsburgh USA site of Bombardier Transportation’s Rail Control Solutions division.
“We are again very pleased to be selected by Bombardier for another important new project in Asia. This installation will help continue our success in the region and add to the already operational mass transit systems using TagMaster equipment in Korea, Taiwan and China. TagMaster is working together with Bombardier and our local network of partners to expand our business in the fast developing rail market in Asia”, commented Richard Holt, Director of Sales - Transportation at TagMaster AB.
TagMaster is an application driven technology company that designs and markets advanced radio frequency identification (RFID) systems and information products for demanding environments. Application areas include vehicle access control, rail bound transportation and logistics, in order to increase efficiency, security, convenience and to decrease environmental impact. TagMaster has dedicated agencies in the US and in China and exports mainly to Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America via a global network of partners, systems integrators and distributors. TagMaster was founded in 1994 and has its headquarters in Stockholm. TagMaster is a public company and its shares are traded on First North stock exchange in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Richard Holt, Director of Sales for Transportation
Telephone: +46 8 632 1950
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