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On-board systems – Mexico

  • Project period: 2016 - 2017
  • Location: Mexico
  • Product category: Auxiliary Power, Control, Security

The Guadalajara light rail system, which is operated by Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano (SITEUR) is serving the municipalities of Guadalajara, Zapopan and Tlaquepaque, in the Mexican state of Jalisco.

Construction to add a third line (L3) with 18 stations and a length of 21,4-kilometres started in 2014. Schaltbau Sepsa was chosen to design and supply auxiliary converters as well as onboard information and security systems for 18 three-car trains which will be deployed on the new line.

The scope of supply includes two 145 kVA auxiliary power supply units per train, event recorders, CCTV/PACIS (including OCC integration) as well as SW OCC EVR.