Glasgow Subway

ACYGS PROJECTS

Glasgow Subway

New Rolling Stock and Equipment for Glasgow Subway

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Depot

Broomloan Depot

Location

Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)

Client

Stadler

Operator

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Project Type

Depot Turn-Key Project

Starting Date

2018

Project Description

Glasgow Subway, operated by SPT, is being updated with 17 new driverless trains, that will start functioning in 2021.

The scope of ACYGS services includes the supply, installation, and commissioning of equipment for the maintenance depot, as well as the preparation of project documentation, giving support to STADLER and their collaborator, Hitachi Rail STS, for obtaining the approval of the final client. The equipment supplied is suitable for both, the existing rolling stock as well as the new units.

At present, the supply and installation of all the equipment has been completed, we are now in the last phase, the commissioning. All the equipment, including the lifting systems, the battery charging bench, the storage systems for pieces and the washing equipment, will be in service at the end of this year.

Thessaloniki Metro

ACYGS PROJECTS

Thessaloniki Metro

Thessaloniki Metro Project – Pylaia Depot

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Depot

Pylaia Depot

Location

Thessaloniki, Greece

Client

Hitachi rail sTS

Operator

Attiko Metro

Project Type

Depot Turn-Key Project

Starting Date

2018

Project Description

This contract is part of the project for the construction of the driverless metro in Thessaloniki, capital of the province of Macedonia and the second most important city in Greece in terms of population and economy.

ACYGS is responsible for the supply, installation and commissioning of three packages of machinery equipment for the Pylaia depot, which includes the new operations center for the entire city’s metro network. In 2020, the supply of all project equipment was completed, and it is currently in the installation phase.

The first equipment package consists of five different types of platform ladders, both fixed and mobile. The second, is a complete package of welding equipment. The latest package includes the entire depot tooling, including CNC lathes, machining centre, drills and presses, among others.

Guadalajara Light Rail

ACYGS PROJECTS

Guadalajara Light Rail

Line 3 of the light rail of Zapopan, Guadalajara, and Tlaquepaque

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Depot

Talleres y cocheras de la Línea 3

Location

Guadalajara, Mexico

Client

SCT, Government of México

Operator

SITEUR

Project Type

Depot Turn-Key Project

Starting Date

2017

Project Description

The ACYGS-led consortium was awarded with the international public tender under the treaties for the supply, installation and commissioning of machinery and specialized maintenance equipment for the workshops and depots of line 3 of the Guadalajara light rail.

Line 3 in Guadalajara (Mexico) was inaugurated in September 2020 and has a length of 21 km and 18 stations. The aim of this line is to connect the cities of Zapopan, Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque. In addition, this line already has workshops and depots with maintenance equipment supplied by ACYGS.

The construction of this new line is described as one of Mexico’s most important projects. The most advanced and sustainable means of control have been implemented and the equipment supplied by ACYGS also followed these premises.

Lima and Callao Metro

ACYGS PROJECTS

Lima and Callao Metro

Line 2 and Ramal of Line 4 of the Lima and Callao Metro

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Depot

Patio Taller Santa anita

Location

Lima, Peru

Client

Hitachi rail STS

Operator

Autoridad de Transporte Urbano (ATU)

Project Type

Depot Turn-Key Project

Starting Date

2016

Project Description

Line 2 and Ramal of Line 4 of the Lima and Callao Metro will be Peru’s first fully automatic underground mass transport.

This mega structure is the work of the central Government together with a highly experienced concession company in this sector, which has built metro systems in Santiago de Chile, San Francisco, Thessaloniki, Naples and New York, as well as tunnels and hundreds of stations built around the world.

It is foreseen that Line 2 and Ramal Line 4 of the Lima and Callao Metro will shorten the distances of over 660 thousand passengers a day, and will befenit a total of 2.5 million people over 35 kilometers and 10 districts: Ate, Santa Anita, El Agustino, San Luis, La Victoria, Cercado, Breña, Bellavista, Carmen de la Legua, and El Callao.