CITYFLO 250 - Porto, Portugal

Bombardier Transportation was awarded the contract for the delivery of this full turnkey project for Metro do Porto, including the project management, in-house design, installation and commissioning of a CITYFLO 250 solution.

The Metro do Porto CITYFLO 250 solution supplied consists of a traffic management system that includes automatic vehicle regulation (AVR), 17 EBI Lock computer-based interlockings, EBI Cab ATC onboard equipment, EBI Link ATC wayside equipment, EBI Light signals, EBI Switch point machines, EBI Gate level crossings and EBI Track train detection.

The Metro do Porto system is a combination of a mixed traffic (road/rail) street running area, with a segregated full signalling area (including 7 km of tunnels) and single line segregated areas, with passing loops and block signalling.

In total, Metro do Porto covers 70 km of track, 50 km of which is converted rail tracks with an additional 20 km of newly built tracks, stopping at 66 stations with 72 vehicles supplied by Bombardier Transportation.