2006 PTA – Train Control System
Biennial Railway Project Award for 2006
PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITY (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) AND UNION SWITCH AND SIGNAL PTY. LTD., PTA TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEM.
The 2006 Industry Award is made jointly to the Public Transport Authority (Western Australia) and Union Switch and Signal Pty. Ltd. for the project involving the design, installation and commissioning of a single train control system for the PTA. This includes the new Southern Suburbs Railway as well as the existing passenger network.
The complex project was completed successfully over a period of 11 months, being 4 months ahead of the contract Completion Date and with no disruptions to PTA rail operations. This has resulted in a system that is one of the most advanced, and integrated, in Australia.